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For information about our services and facilities restrictions during the protection framework settings, see the COVID-19 section.

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1. Check if you need a consent to open a brothel

  • Check with one of our planning officers if you can operate a business at the address. Some city areas are zoned to prevent commercial activity. Planners will advise about operating requirements, including parking and lighting.
  • You will need a building consent if you are building a new business site or altering an existing building. Examples of the work that requires building consent include building and plumbing alterations, partitions and ventilation.

Contact us to discuss your plans.