Rules, Regulations and Licenses
Ture, Waeture, Raihana
If you plan to sell alcohol on your premises or let people bring alcohol to drink, you’ll need to apply for the appropriate licence.
Our Animal Services team are responsible for ensuring that animals are looked after in a humane manner and are not menacing or a nuisance to the public.
If you are operating a business in Masterton, you may need to register and apply for a license to show that you're keeping your customers safe.
Fires and Permits
As of 1 July 2017, Fire and Emergency New Zealand have taken over control of all fires in urban and rural areas
The Food Act 2014 applies to all businesses that make, sell, grow, transport, or trade-in food.
You can make a complaint about noise at any time of the day or night. You should call us when the noise is happening so we can investigate right away.
There are lots of places to park in Masterton, these spots are a mixture of free, metered and restricted on-street parking depending on the location.
Trading in Public Places
If you want to do business in a public place you will need to let us know what your plans are. This includes busking and setting up stalls.