Alcohol and Tobacco

Alcohol law changes December 2013 Read more ›

This page covers the alcohol law changes from December 2013 for Supermarkets and Grocery stores
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Local Alcohol Licensing Policies Read more ›

A full list of District Councils with links to their relevant pages for alcohol licencing.


  • The Council name incorporates a link to the council home page
  • Link to Service: links directly to the main page of that councils alcohol licencing service
  • LAP: shows the Councils Local Alcohol policy progress if available.
  • Online Application Form: Shows if you can download an application form for a licence. Most councils prefer you to visit with their Liquor Licence officers or District Licencing Committee prior to making an application.
  • Many councils are currently updating their online forms to bring in line with the new Liquor laws and are therefore not currently available on line.