Organised Licensed Premise Tours

Definitions

Licensed premises has the meaning given in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

Licensed premises tour organiser means a person who has responsibility or oversight of the management, operation or organisation of an organised licensed premises tour.

Organised Licensed Premises Tour means a tour of two or more licensed premises (as defined in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012) involving a group of persons and that is marketed or advertised to the public or a section of the public in any form. It does not include a privately organised tour of licensed premises involving a group of persons that is not marketed or advertised to the public.

Conditions

Organised Licensed Premise Tours must apply for permission by completing the Organised Licensed Premises Tour Application form [PDF 225KB] and emailing it to services@qldc.govt.nz. Please allow 20 working days for this application to be processed, providing all information is complete.

Once an application is approved, the initial permit will be valid for one year and will be free of charge. The permit must be renewed after the first year and will be valid for three years; this will incur a processing fee.

If an Organised Licensed Premises Tour is permitted, the licensed premises tour organiser must comply with the following conditions:

11. Organised licensed premises tours

11.1 A licensed premises tour organiser must not cause or allow an organised licensed premises tour to occur in a public place, without first obtaining permission from the Council under Part 3 of this bylaw.

11.2 No person, agency, or business may sell tickets to, or otherwise promote an organised licensed premises tour that is to occur in a public place unless the tour is authorised by permission from the Council under Part 3 of this Bylaw.

11.3 If an enforcement officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a licensed premises tour organiser is not complying with clause 11.1, the enforcement officer may direct the licensed premises tour organiser to stop the organised licensed premises tour until permission is obtained under Part 3 of this bylaw.

11.4 If an enforcement officer has reasonable grounds to believe that an organised licensed premises tour permission has been breached in a public place, or the organised licensed premises tour is causing offensive behaviour or a nuisance in a public place, the enforcement officer may:

(a) direct that the licensed premises tour organiser comply with any relevant condition of the organised licensed premises tour permission or to take action to prevent the offensive behaviour or nuisance from continuing;

(b) revoke the organised licensed premises tour permission if the licensed premises tour organiser does not comply with the enforcement officer’s direction in (a), within a reasonable period of time; and

(c) issue a direction requiring the licensed premises tour organiser to stop the organised licensed premises tour if the permission is revoked under (b).

11.5 A licensed premises tour organiser must comply immediately with a direction from an enforcement officer under clause 11.3 or 11.4.

General conditions for all activities in a public place

1. Nuisances

A person must not use a public place to:

(a) do anything to cause or allow a nuisance to occur.

(b) wilfully obstruct, disturb or interfere with any other person in their use or enjoyment of that public place.

(c) use any material or thing recklessly or in a manner which may intimidate, be dangerous, be injurious to or cause a nuisance to any person.

(d) do anything to cause or allow damage to any property owned or controlled by the Council.

2. Distribution of leaflets and canvassing

A person must not in connection with a trading activity in a public place:

(a) deposit leaflets, flyers or other promotional material on any vehicle.

(b) distribute leaflets, flyers or other promotional material except within retail premises offering related goods or services for sale or hire provided the owner or occupier has given permission for the distribution to occur.

(c) distribute samples unless the distribution of samples occurs within retail premises offering related goods or services for sale or hire provided the owner or occupier has given permission for the distribution to occur.

(d) tout, solicit, canvass, entice, or accost any person.

Download the Organised Licensed Premises Tour Application form [PDF 225KB]

Download the Licensed Premises Tour renewal application form (224KB)

Once completed please email a copy of this form to services@qldc.govt.nz

Alternatively you can post a completed hard copy to:

Licensed Premises Tours
Queenstown Lakes District Council
Private Bag 50072
Queenstown 9348

Please allow 20 working days for this application to be processed, providing all information is complete.

 

For further information please contact QLDC at services@qldc.govt.nz or call 03 441 0499