The Council is the District Licensing Agency for the purposes of enforcing the Sale of Liquor Act.
Its role includes processing new and renewal applications for on/off licences, club licences, managers certificates, special licences, temporary authority, variation and redefinition. The Council also monitors licensees, inspects premises, provides advice to applicants and licensees, and works with community and industry groups.
Liquor licensing fees and charges
(Set by Sale of Liquor Amendment Regulations 2000)
|On Licence application/renewal
|Variation of conditions On/Off/Club Licence
|Temporary Authority (S29(c) On/Off/Club)
|Off Licence application/renewal
|BYO Endorsed On Licence application/renewal
|Caterer’s Off Licence Extension
|Club Licence application/renewal
|Manager’s Certificate application/renewal
|Temporary Licence during repairs (S29) (1)(j)
|Local Authority Compliance Certificate applications/ variations
Under a bylaw passed in 2008 drinking liquor in the central business district is banned 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Also, possession of alcohol in the CBD is banned - with certain exemptions. Please visit the liquor ban page for details and related links.