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Notify Council of your food business

Contact the Environmental Health Team

We recommend you contact our Environmental Health Team before you apply to notify your food business. They can give you advice and recommendations that will assist you in making your application.

Notification checklist

To notify Council that you would like to open and run a class 4 food business, you:

How to apply

To apply to notify Council of your new class 4 food business, please complete the Notification of a Food Premises form.

Due to customer service centre closures, you must submit the completed application by email to

If you cannot submit by email, you can post your application.

What happens next

  • We will inspect your proposed food business to make sure it is satisfactory.
  • If the inspection is satisfactory, we will complete the registration within 5 working days.