Registration of a Food Business - Tasmania

Service summary

You must have this registration if you intend to operate a food business. A food business is a business, enterprise or activity that involves the handling of food intended for sale or the sale of food (e.g. cafe, restaurant, bakery, market food stall, etc).

Please be aware that you are required to comply with the requirements of the Food Standards Code to maintain this registration and your premises may be inspected at any time to ensure that it is compliant.

Those businesses that are only involved in primary food production do not require this registration. Some other exemptions from this registration requirement may apply.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months, unless a lesser time is specified.

Expiry

31 May

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyLicence$150.00

Low risk.

Application$250.00
Licence$275.00Medium risk.
Licence$325.00High risk.

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Health and Environmental Services By-Law 1 2008

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Environmental Health
Hobart City Council


Operating address:
16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
TAS 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6238 2715
coh@hobartcity.com.au

Supporting information

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.