Special licence (On-site or Off-site)
Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012
The following must be included in your application or it will be returned
Fees include GST and are non-refundable. If it is determined that the class fee category should be changed, any additional fee
must be paid before the licence is issued.
Small event: Fewer than 100 people attending
Medium event: Between 100 and 400 people attending
Large event: More than 400 people attending
Special Licence Class Class description Fee
Class 1 1 large event; 4 or more medium events; 13 or more small events $575
Class 2 3 to 12 small events; 1 to 3 medium events $207
Class 3 1 or 2 small events $63.25
Please tick when completed:
Prescribed fee paid (non-refundable)
A menu with food descriptions and prices (or any other indication of the standard and style of food)
A beverage list showing beverage range and prices (alcoholic, low alcohol and non-alcoholic)
A copy of the invitation, ticket and any promotional material
Completed Building Owner’s Approval/Building Evacuation Declaration (attached)
Copies of any Managers’ Certificates
A4 or A3 to scale plan of the premises, clearly labeled, showing all of the following (if required):
The parts of the premises to be used for the sale or consumption of alcohol
The parts of the premises (if any) intended to be restricted, supervised or undesignated areas
The full layout of the event (location of the bar, food, water, stage, etc.)
Map showing location of premises, or a route map for conveyances (if required)
Copy of Certificate of Incorporation (if applicable)
An alcohol management plan (required for large events)
The applicant must be the person or entity that will take any money from the sale of alcohol.
Additional information may be requested during the processing period.
A building consent may be required for marquees or tents, or if you intend to use a building not normally used as a licensed
premises. Contact the Council’s building department.
A resource consent may be required if the proposed activity is not allowed under the Wairarapa Combined District Plan.
Contact the Council’s planning department.
ffice Use Only
Class: Fee: Payment received:
Allow as much time as possible to obtain the consents you need. Unopposed special licence
applications take 20 working days to process; 40 working days for large events. Applications received
outside these timeframes might not be processed in time for the event.