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 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 Council for that area to ascertain any additional requirements.

Under the Food Act all food premises are classified by their local council according to their highest risk activity.

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

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Application$82.00

Premises with dual registration (this fee is on top of first registration). Fees for 2016-17.

RenewRenewal

Fees range between $113 and $290 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.

TransferTransfer

Fifty percent of the applicable renewal fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Pyrenees Shire Council

Act(s) name

Food Act 1984 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Food (Forms and Registration) Regulations 2005 (Victoria)

Contact details

Environmental Health Services
Pyrenees Shire Council


Operating address:
5 Lawrence Street
Beaufort
Victoria 3373

Phone:

03 5349 1100

Fax:

03 5349 2068
pyrenees@pyrenees.vic.gov.au

Website:

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