Most people like to have a drink when they celebrate a special occasion or socialise. However misuse of alcohol can lead to social problems.
Christchurch City Council the Police, Community and Public Health have a responsibility to control how alcohol is sold, supplied and consumed. Hosts, retailers and alcohol suppliers also need to ensure they and their staff have the right training and the correct licence so guests and customers can enjoy alcohol responsibly and within the law.
If you require more information or assistance please contact the Christchurch City Council Alcohol Licensing Team on (03) 941 8827 or email email@example.com.
If you want to sell or supply alcohol, you must hold a current alcohol licence.
Allows you to manage any licensed premises.
Members of the public can object to an application for an alcohol licence in some cases.
Creating a responsible drinking environment and looking out for your customers.
It is illegal to drink alcohol in public places in certain areas of Christchurch. This helps to keep our city safe and welcoming.
Business with on-licences or club licences must have food available whenever they are open and selling alcohol.