Alcohol Licences

The Kāpiti Coast District Council administers the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act and have appointed the Kāpiti Coast District Licensing Committee (DLC) whose functions are to consider and determine applications for:

  • licences and managers certificates
  • renewal of licences and managers certificates
  • temporary authorities
  • special licences

Under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, anyone who wants to sell or supply alcohol must have a current alcohol licence.


Applying for an Alcohol Licence

Find out which alcohol licence you need - how to apply for a new licence, renew an existing one, or get a temporary authority.

District Licensing Committee

Meetings are held in Council Chambers, Ground Floor, 175 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu. The District Licensing Committee decides on applications and renewals for liquor licenses, manager’s certificates and any other duties as set out in the Sale and Supply of...

Managing Licensed Premises

Find out how to apply for or renew a manager's certificate and access information on training providers.  At all times alcohol is being sold to the public in or from a licensed premise a certified Manager must be on duty and responsible for compliance...

Objecting to an alcohol licence

Any person who has a 'greater interest' in the application for an alcohol licence than the public generally may object to the grant or renewal of that licence.  The Sale & Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 The object of section 4 of this Act is: (a) The sale,...

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 was passed as law in December 2012. It replaces the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 from 18 December 2013.

Alcohol licensing fees

Alcohol licensing fees Special licences Fees payable for other applications Related links The application fee applies to applications for new licences, renewals of licences and variations to licences.  Application fees are payable on date of applicatio...