Parking and traffic offences 2006

Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975 (Fixed Charge Offence) Regulations 2006

Limerick City Council wishes to advise motorists and road users that the Minister for Transport has made regulations introducing a Fixed Charge System from 3 April 2006 in respect of parking and traffic offences enforced by Traffic Wardens (and notices for same) under Section 3 of the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975. The Fines-on-the-Spot System will be replaced by the new Fixed Charge System. Limerick City Council's Traffic Wardens will issue Fixed Charge Notices from that date.

The level of Fixed Charges will be as follows:

Table 1. Traffic Fines in Limerick City
OffenceFine amount
For the range of Parking Offences €40
For non-display of current Tax Disc €60
For illegal parking in a Disabled Parking Bay €80

These charges apply if paid within 28 days of issue of the Fixed Charge Offence Notice. These amounts plus 50% will apply if paid within the next 28 day period.

Manner of Payment: Payment will be accepted only at the office specified below during the hours 9.15am to 4.15pm (061-407100/ 061-407130) Monday to Friday inclusive. Payments may also be made by post and credit card by phoning Limerick City Council, Accounts Receivable Department: Tel No. 061-407100/061-407130. Cheques etc. should be crossed and made payable to "Limerick City Council" and the Notice should accompany payment or the reference number mentioned on the Notice should be quoted if payment is made by credit card.

Dated this 27th day of March 2006


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    Details of the new Fixed Charge System from 3 April 2006 - Section 12 of the Road Traffic Act 2002 substitutes a new Section 3 of the Local Authorities (Traffic Wardens) Act 1975.


Limerick City Council
Traffic Management Department
City Hall
Merchant's Quay

Tel 061-407100/061-407130

Last update:18/05/2007