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Licences and permits

Licences and permits

Find out about all the kinds of licences we issue and how to apply for them.

Alcohol licences

If you’re selling and supplying alcohol to the public you will need a licence.

Fire permits

Planning to light a fire? Check whether you need a permit.

Food business registrations

Learn about your obligations as a food business in Lower Hutt.

Premises registration and licences

Some businesses serving the public may need to register with us to operate.


Renew your dog registration, trade waste consent or health registration online. It is easy, quick and secure.

Trade waste discharge consent

If your business drains waste water into the sewer, you may need to apply for a discharge consent.

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Standard Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY