Covid- 19 Service Delivery UpdateCovid- 19 Service Update

With the introduction of additional regulatory measures to minimise the spread of Covid 19, Cork County Council wishes to advise that its buildings will be closed to the public until further notice.

More than 120 Council services, including Environment services can be accessed online at Queries will continue to be taken by telephone, post and email, please see below link for a list of contact details.
Cork County Council will continue to deliver a wide range of environmental and veterinary services including;

  • Environmental Licensing
  • Monitoring and Enforcement
  • Civic Amenity Sites*and Bring Banks 
  • Litter wardens and Waste Enforcement 
  • Veterinary Inspections 
  • Dog Warden service, animal welfare  
  • Solid Fuel Inspections 
  • Pollution complaints
  • Access to Information on Environment (AIE) requests  

*Civic Amenity Sites remain open to accept “black bag” domestic waste and food related recyclables only.  

For a comprehensive list of contact details for use during the Covid-19 emergency please see the information below:

Cork County Council Environmental Services during COVID-19 - Information for the General Public.

Enquiries & Reporting


Civic Amenity Sites & Recycling* – Email:  Tel: (021) 4285518

Waste & Litter complaints – Email  Tel: (021) 4285518 

Other Waste Enquiries – Email      Tel: (021) 4532700 

Water, Air, Noise, Agric, other …  Email  Tel: (021) 4532700

Veterinary/Animal Welfare Email  Tel: (021)4285405

Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) – Email or Tel: (021) 4532700

You can also make a range of environmental enquiries and reports via

Note: Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Times: 

Cork County Council Civic Amenity Sites in Carrigtwohill, Macroom, Raffeen and Youghal will be open on Friday 10th April. All other sites will be closed.

All sites will be open as normal on Saturday 11th April, but closed for the bank holiday on Monday 13th next, re-opening on Tuesday 14th.

*Civic Amenity (CA) Sites remain open to accept “black bag” domestic waste and food related recyclables only. 

For opening hours and contact information for individual CA sites go to the following link: Waste & Recyling


The Environment Department monitors, analyses and reports on the quality of air, water and waste water in County Cork, in accordance with EU and national legislation.

It also provides information on environmental matters to the public and to other County Council departments. The overall purpose of the Department is "protecting and enhancing our environment for present and future generations."

Send an enquiry to the Environment Department



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Environment Directorate, Inniscarra, Co. Cork