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1. Contact us to discuss your plans

If you are opening a new transfer station, email us at waste.licensing@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz to discuss your plans.

Taking over an existing transfer station

If you are taking over an existing transfer station, email us at waste.licensing@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz to transfer the licence into your name.

You need to apply within 14 days of taking over the business. After this period, the registration expires and can not be transferred.

Our tip

Businesses and people who collect or transport more than 20 tonnes of waste from or to land in Auckland in each 12-month period will also need a waste collection licence.