Registration / Notification of a Mobile Food Premises - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to prepare, handle or sell food from a vehicle (which means you will operate a food business) in any commercial, charitable or community circumstance, including on a one-off basis.

Food includes any substance, thing, ingredient, additive, chewing gum, product or drink intended for human consumption (whether it is live, raw, prepared or partly prepared but excluding a therapeutic good) and may also include live animals and plants.

Vehicle means any means of transport, whether self-propelled or not, and whether used on land, sea or in the air but does not include a food transport vehicle other than dairy, seafood or meat.

Registration should be obtained from the local Council for the area where the vehicle is normally garaged. If you intend to operate the vehicle in other Council areas you should also contact the relevant local Council for that area to ascertain any additional requirements.

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 / notification you must:

  • Have a mobile food premises;
  • Make an application for registration or notification to your principal council via Streatrader or by completing the approved hard-copy form (available your principal council) and attaching any required documentation; and
  • Pay the fee (if any) as determined by the principal Council.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

Additional registration or approvals may be required for other food premises. You must comply with all conditions, requirements or obligations imposed by the local Council or under the Act or Regulations, including the Food Standards Code, Food Safety Program, Council Inspections and labeling requirements. Failure to comply may result in your registration being revoked or suspended.

Duration

Twelve months, unless otherwise specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees range between $215 and $300 according to the class of your business, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

GeneralMiscellaneous

Additional fees may apply if you employ more than five people. Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Registration / Notification of a Mobile Food Premises - Please contact Streatrader for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Greater Shepparton City Council

Act(s) name

Food Act 1984 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Food (Forms and Registration) Regulations 2005 (Victoria)

Contact details

Environmental Health Department
Greater Shepparton City Council


Operating address:
90 Welsford Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 1000
Shepparton, Victoria 3632

Phone:

03 5832 9731

Fax:

03 5831 1987
council@shepparton.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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