The Architects Department is responsible for the provision of Architectural Services to Fingal County Council. We provide architectural & urban design, project & cost management, coupled with conservation services. As a design practice we play an active role in promoting architectural standards within the built environment.
The Environment Department is responsible for taking care of the natural wealth of Fingal, including landfill, recycling, litter enforcement, street cleaning, burial grounds, pollution and air quality, environmental awareness and education, and contributing to energy efficiency and action on climate change.
The Housing Department provides accommodation for those who need it through social housing and the Housing Assistance Payment, manages social housing properties and schemes, and adds to social housing stock through building, purchasing, and leasing projects.
Monday to Thursday 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Friday 9am - 4pm
The Planning Department works to ensure positive and sustainable development of our resources, infrastructure and buildings by implementing the County Development Plan, deciding on planning permission, and monitoring compliance with planning law and planning permissions.
The Libraries Department provides public access to books, multimedia, cultural events and technology through ten library branches, four mobile library vans and at Local Studies and Archives.
The Operations Department has responsibility for the physical maintenance and improvement of infrastructure, amenities and local areas.
The economic environment and progress of Fingal is maintained, developed and promoted proactively. Important elements in this drive include the Local Enterprise Office and Dublin Enterprise Zone.
The Finance Department prepares budgets and statements, collects commercial rates and local property tax, controls day-to-day and capital funding and finances, and operates the Cash Office.
Fingal is responsible for maintaining, protecting and regulating 5,000 acres of open spaces, regional parks and sporting facilities and 13 beaches, for the enjoyment and use of residents and visitors alike.
The Community & Sports Department strives to support and advance our communities in various ways. The Community Development Office works to put people and communities first. It helps local people and groups to carry out projects that benefit the entire community, and links up with local statutory agencies for county wide services and support projects. The Sports Office develops, supports and promotes programmes, groups and opportunities for athletic and sporting pursuits and teams in Fingal.
Irish Water (IW) took over the responsibility for the operation of public water services, including water treatment and supply and the provision of waste water (foul sewer) services to homes and businesses from the 1st January 2014. Local Authorities continue to provide water services on behalf of IW in accordance with a 12-year Service Level Agreement (SLA), agreed protocols and a detailed Annual Service Plan (ASP) which links operational activities to budgets
The Corporate Affairs and Governance department provides support for the democratic functions and corporate support and strategic planning to the organisation. Areas of responsibility include Corporate Services, Citizens Services division, Facilities Management and Maintenance, Property Services division, Internal Audit Unit, and the Communications Office