Alcohol Licensing Fees and Applications
On-Licence - enables you to sell alcohol to be consumed on the premises, e.g. pubs, bars, cafes, hotels etc
Off-Licence - enables businesses to sell alcohol to be consumed off the premises e.g. liquor stores, supermarkets, gift baskets etc
Club licence - enables clubs to sell alcohol on the premises only to members, guests of members, and members of clubs with reciprocal visiting rights.
Application for New Club Licence pdf, (766kb)
*Note: with new On, Off and Club licences there is a building fee of $262.50 and resource management fee of $375 for a new premises, or $135 for an existing premises. This must be paid at the time of application.
Fees for On, Off and Club Licences will vary depending on the risk rating of the premises. To discuss likely licence fees for your premises, contact us on 0800 746 467.
Licence to Occupy Footpath
Enables organisers to sell or supply alcohol on specified premises for the duration of a specific event or occasion.
Special licence fees vary depending on the size of the event and the number of events being held by the applicant.
$575 - Class 1 (1 large event, 4+ medium events, or 13+ small events)
$207 - Class 2 (1-3 medium events, or 3-12 small events)
$63.25 - Class 3 (1-2 small events)
See Special Licence Fees (pdf, 25kb) above for more information about the classes/sizes of events.
A certified manager must be on duty at all times when alcohol is being sold or supplied to the public. If the certified manager is ill, absent, dismissed or has resigned, a licensee can formally appoint a temporary or acting manager. For details refer to Section 22a and 230 of Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The fee for Manager's Certificates is $316.25 (for both new applications and renewals)
Enables a new business owner to operate the business until their own licence has been approved. The fee for Temporary Authority applications is $296.70.
Notice of Changes
Notice of management change form (87.23kb)
This form needs to be completed if there has been any changes in management. For example, appointing an new manager, temporary manager or acting manager and if a manager leaves or changes position.
This form should be sent to the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee and your nearest Police Station within two working days of the appointment.
Notice of Club Committee changes form (226.53kb)
This form needs to be completed if there has been any changes in your Club committee. For example, change of Club President, Change of Club Secretary or Change of Club contact details.
This form should be sent to the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee.
Notice of Company Changes form (229.88kb)
This form needs to be completed if there has been any changes in your Company. For example, Change of Company name, appointment of New Director, termination of Existing Director, New Shareholder and Change in current Shareholdings
This form should be sent to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA) within ten working days of the changes.
Allows businesses to let patrons bring and consume their own alcohol on the premises. Fees for BYO Endorsements will vary depending on the risk rating of the premises. To discuss likely licence fees for your premises, contact us on 0800 746 467.
Allows caterers to provide alcohol as part of their catering services. Fees for Caterers Endorsements will vary depending on the risk rating of the premises. To discuss likely licence fees for your premises, contact us on 0800 746 467.
Variation or Cancellation of Licence Conditions