Food Businesses

Most food businesses need to be registered with the Council, for example restaurants, cafés, pubs, takeaways, and dairies. 

If you want to open a new food business, or purchase an existing food business you need to get in touch with Council’s environmental health team

Read detailed information about food safety laws here (external link)

Application forms

Single site food business

Download an application to register your business (one site) [PDF, 1.1 MB]

This form includes the scope of operations form, that tells us about your business.  

Multi-site food business

Download an application to register your business (multiple sites) [PDF, 32 KB]

If you are applying for approval to operate more than one business, then you must complete a multi-site form and provide all relevant details for each of your sites.

Download a scope of operations form for your business (external link)

Changes to an existing business

Use the relevant form below for any of the following changes:

  • Surrender or suspension of registration
  • Any changes relating to:
    • the operator, contact person, or day-to-day manager
    • verification agency
    • scope of operations
    • multiple address details
    • any other changes.
  • Significant amendments to the food control plan or national programme.

Change to Food Control Plan under Food Act 2014 [PDF, 701 KB]

Change to registration information of a business subject to a national programme under Food Act 2014 [PDF, 647 KB]

 

Change to Food Control Plan under Food Act 2014