You’ll need an Encroachment License if you want to install a structure on, over, or under public land.
Information about alcohol licensing in Porirua City, how to apply for a licence and guidance on how to sell alcohol safely in our community.
Merry-go rounds, jet skis, parasails, and mini bikes are great fun but you'll need a permit to operate one, whether it’s on public or private property.
If you are organising an event that requires a road to be closed temporarily, you will need to apply for a permit and a corridor access request first.
Porirua City has talent! Buskers we want to see and hear your skills, but first get in touch for a permit.
Porirua City has some iconic boat sheds across Titahi Bay, Camborne, Paremata, and Onepoto. Here we detail the rates and licenses that apply to each area.
Drones are becoming more popular, but make sure you obtain a permit when flying over Council land.
There are rules around how you can display goods for sale in a public place
Food stalls and food businesses need to be registered and have a license to sell food. This includes making food at home and selling it online. Find out what you need to do to keep your customers safe.
If you're setting up or buying a business that deals with hazardous substances please talk to us about resource consents and licensing first.
If you want to light an outdoor fire, check if you need a fire permit.
You'll need a permit if you want a space for people to eat outside your premises
If you're driving an overweight or oversized vehicles, please watch out for our roads and bridges. Some are off limits.
Hairdressers, funeral homes and campgrounds require registration. If you are planning to start or buy a new business please apply for your certificate.