Laois County Council Headquarters
Laois County Council have implemented the following measures:
- In compliance with Covid 19 restrictions, access to the offices of Laois County Council is strictly by appointment only. The offices are open from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) for appointments. The Council phone line (057) 8664000 is open between the hours of 9.00 am to 5.00 pm to deal with queries or to arrange appointments.
- Queries can be submitted via the online request form at https://laois.ie/contact-us/get-in-touch/ or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Postal queries can be sent to Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and marked for the relevant section.
- General information on Council services can be accessed online on www.laois.ie and the Council is asking members of the public to avail of these services where possible.
Laois County Council’s response will continue to be informed by advice from the HSE and relevant Public Health Authorities.
9.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday, including lunch time by appointment only.
Telephone: 057 8664039
Landfill and Portlaoise Recycling Centre
8am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday
Saturday: 8am to 1pm
Sundays/Bank/Public Holidays: Closed
Tel: 057 86 20653
Portarlington Recycling Centre
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 8am to 5pm – Last entry is at 4.45pm.
Telephone: 057 86 42845
Library Opening Hours
Check your local branch
Motor Tax /Cash Office
Please note that the public counter of both Motor Tax & Cash Office will re-open to the public as/from Tuesday, 3rd August 2021. Opening hours will be 9.30am – 1pm, Monday to Friday (excl. bank holidays).
To comply with government guidelines & to keep everyone safe, the following should be noted;
- Only 2 customers in the public area at any one time which will be strictly monitored
- Please ensure all forms fully completed as cannot be completed in the public forum.
- A face covering/mask is mandatory.
Motor Tax: Customers are encouraged to renew their standard tax online at www.motortax.ie (forms available also). Other options are to leave your application in secure drop box at the main reception of Laois County Council or using the postal service. For Motor Tax queries please call 05786 74305/05786 64000.
Cash Office: A variety of payments can be made online at www.laois.ie or over the phone by calling 05786 74308, Monday to Friday 9.30am – 3.30pm. Please leave a message (name, number & brief message) if phone busy.