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Sunday Trading Notification

Licence summary If you are the occupier of a large shop situated in an area designated as a holiday resort, you may give notice to the district council specifying up to 18 Sundays in a year where your shop will be exempt from the rule that you may only open between 13.00 and 18.00 on Sundays.

However, this exemption cannot apply to any Sunday before 1 March or after 30 September, or to Easter Sunday.
Eligibility Criteria The Council must have first designated an area/s as a Holiday Resort.

Only those shops currently classified as large shops (floor space over 280m2) may avail of this exemption. (small shops are already exempt from Sunday closing hours)

Ballycastle is designated as holiday resort in the Moyle District Council area.
Regulation Summary
Sunday Trading legislation
Application Evaluation Process
No provision in legislation.
Will Tacit Consent Apply?
Apply online
Notification of Sunday Trading
Contact Details
Tel: 028 2076 2225
Fax: 028 2076 9891

Environmental Health & Enforcement Section
Moyle District Council
Sheskburn House
7 Mary Street
BT54 6QH
Public Register
Failed Application Redress
You are advised to take up any issue with Moyle District Council in the first instance.
Licence Holder Redress
Please contact Moyle District Council in the first instance using the details given above.
Consumer Complaint We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the operator by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.
Other Redress Any complaints on how a premises is operated, or if they are operating outside of permitted times, should be made directly to the Environmental Health & Enforcement Section.
Trade Associations None

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