Rules, regulations and licenses
Find out more about alcohol licensing, obtaining a Manager's certificate, the Alcohol Control Bylaw and liquor ban areas.
Find out more about our Animal Services team and how to contact them, microchipping and registering your dog, dogs up for adoption and more.
A-Z application forms
A list of all Council applications across all parts of the organisation.
Bylaws and policies
Bylaws are rules or regulations made by the Council, under national legislation, that affect how people live, work and play. View all our Council bylaws and policies.
More information on applying for a memorial headstone.
Find out more about the conditions to fly your drone and where you are permitted to fly your drone in the Western Bay.
More information on the Food Act and Food Control Plans.
Information on where you can freedom camp in the Western Bay and key requirements of freedom camping.
Paying invoices (not rates or water)
Find out how you can pay for general invoices which includes building consents, premise registrations and resource consents on this page.
More information on how to pay for your infringement notice payments and parking fines.
More information on how you can make a noise complaint and your right and responsibilities.
Rural fire within the Western Bay of Plenty is managed by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ). Find out more about how to obtain a permit and any restrictions in place.