Food Business Notification - City of Adelaide Council - South Australia


You will need to notify your council if you intend to operate a food business. A food business is any business or activity that sells food or handles any type of food for sale (except for some primary food production activities). This includes a business of a commercial, charitable, or community nature.

If your business operates multiple food premises, you will need to provide a separate notification form for each site.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All There is no fee for notification.
Apply Inspection All

Inspection fee:

  • compliant food businesses do not need to pay any fees
  • non-compliant small food business (less than 20 food handlers) - $120.00
  • non-compliant large food business (more than 20 food handlers) - $300.00
  • event organiser - $208.00
  • event food vendor - $44.00.


Administering agency

City of Adelaide Council

Contact details

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