Food business licence - Winton Shire Council - 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.

You may also be required to:

  • have an accredited Food Safety Program
  • appoint a Food Safety Supervisor who is available when the business is operating.

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 $275.00 -
Apply Application All $100.00 Temporary food licence.
Apply Inspection All $115.00 -
Renew Renewal All $165.00 -
Transfer Transfer All $165.00 -
Vary Variation All $80.00 Minor amendment.
Vary Variation All -

For a major amendment to premises, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Food business licence application (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

Winton Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Winton Shire Council

Operating address: 75 Vindex Street
Winton, Queensland 4735
Mailing address: PO BOX 288
Winton, Queensland 4735
Phone: 07 4657 2666
Fax: 07 4657 1342
Email: info@winton.qld.gov.au
Website: Winton Shire Council (Opens in new window)