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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland


Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

1. What you need to apply for building and planning certificates for an alcohol licence

If you have questions, contact your local building or planning helpdesk on 09 301 0101.

To support your building and planning certificate application, supply two copies of:

  • drawings:
    • produced to scale on white A3 paper - minimum font size of 10 or if CAD 2.5
    • produced in black ink only (no coloured or freehand drawings)
  • documents including:
    • an up-to-date Record of Title for property (less than three months old)
    • a copy of the most recent resource consent or any previous alcohol planning certificates for the premises, if relevant
  • site plan showing:
    • the location of the building or tenancy licensed area in relation to the whole site or building on-site parking spaces including accessible car parks
    • full floor plan.