Food business licence - Weipa Town Authority - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you are a for-profit business that intends to make food or sell unpackaged food by retail. You will also require a food business licence if you are a non-profit organisation that sells meals at a particular place on 12 or more days each financial year.

This licence applies to all locations and food business types, whether you are based in commercial premises, at home or from a vehicle or stall.

If you are going to operate as a mobile food business, you only need one food business licence in one of the local government areas within which you intend to operate. A mobile food business includes:

  • vehicles from which you sell unpackaged food by retail
  • food vending machines
  • water carriers delivering drinking water.

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 licence, you must:

  • meet the requirements set out in legislation
  • provide any plans or drawings
  • appoint a Food Safety Supervisor who is available when the business is operating.

You may also be required to have an accredited Food Safety Program.

It is advised that you talk to your council before applying.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Depending on the requirements in your licence, you may also be subject to audits at a frequency determined by the council.

Duration

Maximum of three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $355.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Inspection All $160.00

Compliance reinspection fee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $300.00

Category one business. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $350.00

Category two business. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $430.00

Category three business. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $315.00

Restoration fee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $155.00

Temporary food stall permit - for profit. Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $150.00

Fees for 2021-22

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for food business (Opens in new window)

Additional information

If you intend to operate a water carrier as part of your mobile food business, you will need to follow the guidelines outlined in the authorising legislation.

Administering agency

Weipa Town Authority

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Weipa Town Authority

Queensland
Operating address: 1 Hibberd Drive
Rocky Point, Queensland 4874
Mailing address: PO BOX 420
Weipa, Queensland 4874
Phone: 07 4030 9400
Website: Weipa Town Authority (Opens in new window)