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Permits, Food, Licensing
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Club Licence

This licence authorises a club to sell or supply liquor for consumption on the premises. A club must be incorporated. Club licences are held by sports and social clubs. There must be a person with a current manager's certificate on duty at all times when liquor is being sold or supplied to the public.

All clubs:

  • must have a secretary, and
  • proceeds from the sale of liquor must belong to the club

 Please note that temporary authorities cannot be granted to club licensed premises.

Apply for a new club licence

General guidelines:

  • there is a fee for a club licence. The fee must be paid at the time of application and is not refundable
  • the processing timeframe is 25 working days provided that all the relevant information is included with the application
  • before you apply for your club licence you will need to obtain building and planning certificates
  • if you do not own the premises, the owner's consent must be included with the application
  • a plan of the premises must be included in the application
  • once your application has been accepted for lodgement, two public notices must be placed in the newspaper within 20 working days
  • this licence is initially renewable after one year then every three years after that
  • the licence application form including guidelines on what you need to do
  • the forms to apply for the compliance certificates
  • an application form for manager's certificate

Building and planning certificates

Planning Certificate under the Resource Management Act 1991

  • there is a fee
  • takes approximately 20 working days to process
  • Applications should include all supporting information and documentation, particularly planned usage of floor areas for ALL buildings on site, proposed or existing opening hours and parking requirements for each activity on site. Details of what's required are included on the application form.

 Building Code Certificate

This compliance certificate is required to ensure that the premises comply with the Building Code.

  • there is a fee (plus a fee for each additional inspection required)
  • takes approximately 20 working days to process

 Permitted occupancy number

The maximum occupancy number relates to the number and type of existing toilets serving the licensed area. This needs to be calculated and recorded on your application. Visit the Department of Building and Housing website to assess or check your current occupancy numbers.

View Department of Building and Housing website

 

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