Alcohol ON - Licence Application

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Privacy Statement

Marlborough District Council needs to collect personal information (including names and contact details) to process this application. Personal information that you provide will be held and protected by us in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. You can access and correct that information by contacting Council at PO Box 443, Blenheim 7240 or emailing .

If this application is for a new licence it is highly recommended you make contact with the licensing team to discuss your proposal before making the application.

The premises for the licence must meet all relevant planning and building consent requirements. If either of these are not met, the licence process will be delayed until any issue has been resolved.

You will be required to upload the following:

  • Copy of the menus (include all daytime and snack menus)
  • If the applicant is a Company or Body Corporate, a certificate of incorporation will be required
  • Host responsibility or Alcohol Management Plan.
  • Scale plan of the premises, outlining:
    • The inside area used for alcohol consumption
    • Any outside area used for alcohol consumption
    • Principal entrance/s to the premises
    • Any designated areas highlighted or colour coded
  • Any lease agreement for occupation of public land
The application process is not finalised until payment of the applicable fee is received and the information is reviewed. The alcohol licensing administrator will make contact as soon as possible to follow up with payment and if there is further information required.

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