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Become a registered food premises

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Become a registered food premises

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How to become a registered food premises

If you would like to operate a food business in Wodonga you must register with Wodonga Council.

If you would like to purchase and take over and existing food business a new registration is required. 

If you have not yet taken over the business you may wish to apply for an inspection of the premises.

To register your food business, you will need to complete the following:

Check if you need a Planning Permit and/or Building Permit.
Contact council’s Environmental Health team to discuss your proposal and determine your food premises class.

Food businesses in Victoria are classified based on the highest risk food activity occurring at the premises.

The Class types are Class 1, Class 2, Class 3A, Class 3, and Class 4.
Submit your application to register a food premises form and optional plans for approval of a food premises form.

PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended, but not mandatory, for businesses to submit plans for assessment and approval prior to construction, fit-out or undertaking renovations.
Pay your email generated invoice for all applicable fees.

When payment is made your application will be forwarded to an Environmental Health Officer for assessment and to arrange a site assessment.
Once your food premises is approved for registration you will be issued a registration certificate.

Please note: An inspection is required to determine if the proposed food premises complies with the requirements under the Food Act 1984 and Australian Food Standards Code. Trading cannot commence until councils Environmental Health Officer has approved your premises. 

Cost

The council's fees and charges are updated as of July 1. View the current fees and charges here.