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...

Animals

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

    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...

      Health licences

      Certain premises need to be registered under the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966.

        Encroachments

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

        Gambling consents

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

          Signs & posters

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

          Amusement devices

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

            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...