Notification / Registration of a Food Business - Shire of Dowerin - 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 $75.00 Food Vendors Licence (Per Event).
Apply Application All - Food Business fees:
  • Low Risk - 100.00
  • Medium Risk - 150.00
  • High Risk - 200.00
Apply Licence All $53.00 Food Business Registration Fee
Apply Transfer All $53.00 Transfer of Food Business Registration

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All New Food Businesses (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

Shire of Dowerin

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:

Environmental Health and Building Officer

Shire of Dowerin

Western Australia
Operating address: 13 Cottrell Street
Dowerin, Western Australia 6461
Mailing address: PO BOX 111
Dowerin, Western Australia 6461
Phone: 08 9631 1202
Fax: 08 9631 1193
Email: mes@dowerin.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Dowerin (Opens in new window)