Registration of a Food Business - Tasmania

Description

You must have this registration if you intend to operate a food business. A food business is a business, enterprise or activity that involves the handling of food intended for sale or the sale of food (e.g. cafe, restaurant, bakery, market food stall, etc).

Please be aware that you are required to comply with the requirements of the Food Standards Code to maintain this registration and your premises may be inspected at any time to ensure that it is compliant.

Those businesses that are only involved in primary food production do not require this registration. Some other exemptions from this registration requirement may apply.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months, unless a lesser time is specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $161.00 Low risk food business registration.
Apply Application $181.00 Medium risk food business registration.
Apply Application $221.00 High risk food business registration.
Apply Inspection $143.00 Food premises notification inspection.
Apply Licence $89.00 Food premises licence half year (January to June).
Apply Licence $161.00 Low risk food business.
Apply Licence $181.00 Medium risk food business.
Apply Licence $221.00 High risk food business.

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2012 TAS

Administering agency

Launceston City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Environmental Health Services

Launceston City Council

Operating address: Town Hall, 18-28 St John Street
Launceston
Tas 7250
Mailing address: PO BOX 396
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6323 3216