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Register your Food, Health or Accommodation Business

Buying a business or starting a community group can be a daunting process. We’re here to help.

We are committed to supporting the growth of business, and improving the economic landscape of our region.
 
We will help you work through the regulatory requirements and link you with development opportunities to grow your business or community group.


Food, Health & Accomodation Application Form

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  • Fee estimates

    Fee estimates

    Food

    Annual fees:

    - Class 1 & 2: $566.00

    - Class 2 Supermarkets: $1,132.00

    - Class 3: $482.00

    - Community and Sporting Groups: $91.00

    - Class 4: There are no fees for a class 4 food premises

     

     Pro Rata fees: July - December

    Class 1 & 2: $283.00

    Class 2 Supermarkets: $566.00

    Class 3: $241.00

    - Community and Sporting Groups: $91.00

    Class 4: There are no fees for a class 4 food premises 

     

    Health

    Annual Fees:

    - High risk: $312.00

    - Medium risk: $168.00

    - Low risk: $137.00 one time payment

     

    Pro Rata fees: July - December

    High risk: $156.00

    Medium risk: $84.00

    - Low risk: $137.00 one time payment

     

    Accommodation

    Annual fees:

    - Accommodation business fee: $137.00

    - Accommodation with Food (B&B): $68.00

     

    Pro Rata fees: July - December

    Accommodation business fee: $68.50

    Accommodation with Food (B&B): $34.00

  • Accommodation registrations

    Accommodation registrations

    If you are an accommodation related business, you need to register your premises with us.

    If you house four people or less you do not need to register as an accommodation business, however if you are providing food or beverages (including pre-packaged items), you will require a Food Registration.

    Food Registration Application.

    Apply to register your accommodation business

    This includes the following premises:

    - Bed & breakfast

    - Guest house

    - Hotel

    - Motel

    - Rooming house (If you house five people or less you do not need to register)

    - Caravan park

    - Hostel

    - Resort

    - Lodge

    - Student dormitory

    - Holiday camp

     

    View the guidelines for health businesses

    Visit the Department of Health website

    If you are unsure please contact our Health Services Department on 1300 368 333.

     

    Inspection by Health Officer

    A Health Officer will contact you to arrange an inspection of the proposed accommodation premises.

     

    Renewal

    A renewal notice will be sent out to you with details of how to pay. If you do not receive your notice by December please contact our Health Services Department on 1300 368 333.

     

    Transfer of health premises

    Transfer you health premises to a new owner 

    Visit our page to transfer your business

  • Health registrations

    Health registrations

    If you are a health related business, you need to register your premises with us.

    Apply to register your health business

    This includes the following services:

    - Beauty parlour

    - Body modification

    - Body waxing

    - Colonic irrigation

    - Dry needling/acupuncture

    - Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting*

    - Hairdressers/barbers*

    - Henna tattoos*

    - Nail treatment

    - Piercing

    - Spray Tans*

    - Tattooists

    - Temporary make-up*

     

    *Low Risk

    As of 1st March 2016, businesses that solely provide hairdressing and/or low risk beauty therapy services can apply for an on-going registration. This has a one time fee. Please refer to the Application for Registration of Health Premises.

     

    Businesses that don't need to register with us are:

    - Floatation tanks

    - Gymnasiums

    - Massage 

    - Saunas

     

    View Guidelines for health businesses

    Visit the Department of Health website

     

    If you are unsure please contact our Health Services Department on 1300 368 333.

     

    Health Officer inspection

    A Health Officer will contact you to arrange an inspection of the proposed health premises.

     

    Renewal

    A renewal notice will be sent out to you with details of how to pay. If you do not receive your notice by December please contact our Health Services Department on 1300 368 333.

     

    Transfer of health premises

    Transfer your health premises to a new owner 

    Visit our page to transfer your business

  • Food registrations and notifications

    Food registrations and notifications

    Temporary and mobile food premises

    If you're a community group or business selling food from a mobile or temporary location you need to apply on the Streatrader website.

    Apply on Streatrader

     

    if you are a mobile trader trading on council land (E.g. roadside, public parks or reserves), you will also need a roadside trading permit

    Apply for a roadside trading permit

     

    Fixed food premises

    If your business or community group sells food to the public, you must register with us.

    Apply or notify us

    To arrange a consultation or inspection with a health officer contact our Health Department on 1300 368 333.

     

    Find your food classification

    To find your food classification, please visit Health Vic.

    Go to the Health Vic website

  • Our business registration process

    Our business registration process

    To make it easier for you we have linked all our related services into this one process:

    1. application form is submitted

    2. application is referred to business development

    3. application is reviewed by planning department

    4. application is reviewed by building

    5. application is reviewed by health

    6. application is reviewed by local laws

    7. registration certificate is issued

     

    You may need the following documents to complete your application:

    - food safety supervisor certificate

    - food safety program

    - quality assurance certificate

    - floor plan

    - occupancy permit

     

    If you need help with this application please call the business registration team on 1300 368 333.

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