Consents & licences

Food safety

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

Dogs

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

Keeping animals

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

Trading in public places

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

    Encroachments

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

    Street performance & busking

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

    Street appeals

    If you want to collect money on the street for a charity, you need to apply for a temporary licence ...

      Signs & posters

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

      Road stopping

      The Council may sell unformed legal road when the land is not needed for utilities, roads or footpat...

      Footpaths

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

      Health licences

      If your business or operation falls under certain categories, you need a licence from us.

        Gambling consents

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

          Amusement devices

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