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Other permits and licences you may need for your event
You may need to apply for other licences and permits aside from your
Food stall registration
You need to make sure all food vendors at your event are registered.
Apply for food registration.
Alcohol special licence
You will need to apply for an
alcohol special licence if you are selling alcohol at your event.
You also need an alcohol special licence for events where you:
- charge an entry fee
- collecting donations where alcohol is being supplied for free.
Submit your application at least 20 working days before your event.
Amusement ride permit
You need to
apply for an amusement ride permit if you plan to have any amusement rides at your event.
This does not include bouncy castles and inflatable slides.
You need to apply for a fire permit if you plan to light a fire - see
outdoor fires for more information.
For information about where you and can't have fireworks, see
Fireworks, Guy Fawkes bonfires and sky lanterns.
For firework displays held on water (for example from a barge), call the Harbourmaster's office on 09 362 0397.
You will need to
apply for a building consent if you are planning to erect:
- marquees larger than 100 square metres
- marquees that will be up for longer than a month
- stages, gantries or grandstands more than 1.5m above ground
- structures more than 2.5m tall such as signage, artwork or platforms.
You will need to
apply for a resource consent if you are planning activities that have an effect on the environment. This includes if your event is longer than six days and you have more than six hours of amplified noise per day.
Depending on your location, you may need to apply for a resource consent for holding a market, or you may need a
public market licence.
|Apply for an event permit||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/event-permits/apply-event-permit||Apply for an event permit||Find out how to apply and pay for an event permit and check whether you need other licences and permits. ||Guide||aspx||Licences and regulations consultation
|Apply for an amusement ride permit||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/event-permits/apply-amusement-ride-permit||Apply for an amusement ride permit||Find out how to apply for an amusement ride permit.||Guide||aspx||Amusement ride permit
Licences and regulations consultation|
|Temporary structures||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/temporary-structures||Temporary structures||Find out about temporary structures, if they need a building or resource consent, and how to get one.||aspx||Building and consents|
|Apply for an alcohol special licence for events||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/alcohol-licences-fines/apply-alcohol-special-licence-events||Apply for an alcohol special licence for events||Find out how to apply for an alcohol special licence for sporting events, concerts, farmers’ markets, and private social gatherings.||Guide||aspx||Alcohol|
|Manage traffic at your event||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/manage-your-event/Pages/manage-traffic-at-your-event.aspx||Manage traffic at your event||Find out about how to manage traffic at your event and how to submit a traffic management plan.||aspx||Organising events|
|How to prevent a noise complaint||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/prevent-noise-complaint.aspx||How to prevent a noise complaint||Things you can do to reduce noise and show consideration for your neighbours. To find out the noise levels permitted in your area, call 09 301 0101.||aspx||Noise|