Consents & Licences

Resource Consents

You will need a resource consent for any development, subdivision or other proposed use of a site th...

Encroachments

The Road Encroachments Policy affects property owners using Council land for their own purposes.

Earthworks Consents

If you are undertaking any work that involves moving earth or landscaping - including building const...

    Food Safety

    The Council inspects food premises, investigates complaints and gives information on making, giving ...

    Footpaths

    If you want to carry out any non-pedestrian activities on the public footpath, you'll need to contac...

    Gambling Consents

    To operate a gambling machine or gambling venue in Wellington city, you must apply for consent from ...

      Dogs

      Find out about registering your dog, owner responsibilities, public exercise spaces, lost and impoun...

      Animals

      If you want to keep animals on residential properties, you must comply with Part 2 of the Wellington...

        Amusement Devices

        Fairground rides, jeeps and vertical bungies require approval from the Council and will incur a fee....

          Street Performance & Busking

          If you want to perform or busk on the city streets, you'll need a licence.

            Trading in Public Places

            In most situations, you need a Council trading licence if you want to sell something in a public pla...

              Signs & Posters

              Find out what to do if you want to put up a sign, or report damage or complain about a sign.