Notification / Registration of a Food Business - Town of Cambridge - Western Australia

Description

Before selling or producing food intended for sale from a fixed, mobile or temporary premises (including vans), you are required to notify or register with the appropriate agency. This will either be the local council where your business will be located or the Department of Health.

The agency that you will need to notify or register with will depend on the location of your business and the type of food you will sell. The Department of Health is the appropriate agency for food businesses related to:

  • public hospitals
  • dairy (primary production, processing, transportation)
  • seafood (primary production or manufacturing of bivalve molluscs)
  • food business not within a local government area (Kings Park, Rottnest Island, the State Athletics Stadium, or the WA Basketball Centre).

The relevant local council is the appropriate agency for all other types of food businesses.

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 hold suitable public liability insurance and provide details in your application as required by the Council.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Registration conditions may be placed on your food business that ensure compliance with legislation.

Duration

Remains in force until cancelled

Expiry

30 June.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $140.00 Registration. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All -

Annual inspection fee:

  • high risk food business: $550.00
  • high risk food business with classification: $770.00
  • medium risk food business: $550.00
  • medium risk food business with classification: $660.00
  • low risk: $150.00
  • very low risk / charitable community service food business: nil.

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All $158.40 Reinspection fee (per hour). Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $230.00

Food premises fit out or alterations. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Lodgement All $50.00

Notification. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Transfer All $50.00

Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

Town of Cambridge

Contact details

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