You'll need a resource consent if your project does not comply with the rules of the District Plan.
To find out if you need a resource consent, you can:
Note: If you need a resource consent, you should get it before you apply for any other consents or permissions.
You'll need a building consent for all work that affects the structure of a building, and all plumbing or drainage work other than simple repairs.
Building work that does not require a building consent – Building Performance
2. Applying for licences and other permissions
You'll need a food registration certificate and an alcohol licence (if you want to sell alcohol) before you can begin trading.
You will need an alcohol licence if you will be selling or supplying alcohol.
A certificated manager must also be on the premises at all times when alcohol is being sold and supplied to the public.
Find the right alcohol licence and apply
Meet with an alcohol licensing inspector
Food registration certificate
You will need to apply for a food registration certificate to sell food in Wellington City. To get a food registration certificate:
- your premises needs to be located, designed and constructed to prepare and/or sell food safely
- you will need to operate under a food control plan or national programme, and have your business verified.
Applying for a food registration certificate