All food premises are required to be registered with Council. A Food Premises Business Registration or Information Update can be completed and sent to Council outlining the type of business to be registered.
New business operators are encouraged to discuss any new proposals with Council's Environmental Health Officers to ensure compliance with the minimum standards of the relevant Food Codes and Regulations before commencing any work. An inspection of any proposed new premises is also recommended. This is a free service to ensure you are aware of the approval process.
In most cases a new food premises will require the submission of a Development Application for the fit out of the premises. Compliance with AS 4674-2004: design, construction and fit out of food premises will be a condition of any approval.