Notification / Registration of a Food Business - City of Greater Geraldton - 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.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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

Duration

Remains in force until cancelled

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $165.00

Registration of food business: Low, Medium and High Risk.

Apply Inspection All - Annual food business inspection fees (per hour)
Apply Licence All - Notification of food business (12 months)
Apply Licence All -

Notification of food business (single event).

Transfer Transfer All - -

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

City of Greater Geraldton

Contact details

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Enquiries

City of Greater Geraldton

Operating address: 63 Cathedral Avenue
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530
Mailing address: PO BOX 101
Geraldton PO, Western Australia 6531
Phone: 08 9956 6600
Fax: 08 9956 6674
Email: council@cgg.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Greater Geraldton (Opens in new window)