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Re-use of Public Sector Information

Cork City Council is subject to the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 (SI 279 of 2005).  The regulations are available at  

Policy Statement on Release of Data

Information posted on this website may be downloaded and re-used free of charge without application with the following exceptions:

  • Photographs and artwork of any kind;
  • Brochures, leaflets or other documents whose author is not Cork City Council.  These items should include a logo or information about the author.    
  • Documents, plans, maps, drawings, sketches, photographs etc. which are posted on the website for the purposes of enabling the material to be inspected at another time or place or to otherwise facilitate public inspection, (for example plans, maps, drawings submitted in connection with planning applications or as part of an application for a service, grant, licence etc.);
  • Other maps of any kind;
  • Any other documents/information in respect of which third parties hold intellectual property rights, including copyright; 

Intellectual property rights are likely to be held for material provided by a third party, including links to other websites from this site. Permission to copy or use any such material must be obtained from the holder of the intellectual property right. Please note that information and documents obtained from this website may only be reproduced and/or re-used subject to the latest PSI licence available at Public Sector Information owned by Cork City Council which is not available as set out above may be applied for by writing to:

The Administrative Officer,
Corporate Affairs Section,
Cork City Council,
City Hall,
The application must be for the release of documents for re-use and must state clearly that the request is for the re-use of public sector information.  Cork City Council’s Freedom of Information Section 15 Manual includes classes of data/records held by the Council. 


The following charges will apply:

  • €20.95 per hour in respect of the time spent in producing, collecting and reproducing the information for re-use.
  • €0.04 per photocopy.
  • €10.16 for a CD-ROM

Details of the charges will be given to the applicant before the information is released.