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Please make sure you have the necessary planning and building approvals and have completed the following steps before you submit an application to run a food business in Cockburn:
Before you open for trade, please make sure you complete the following steps:
If you intend to make changes to the food premises, please submit an ‘Application for Approval to Construct or Amend a Food Premises’ before any works commence.
If the food business you are taking over is currently operating it is recommended that you request a settlement enquiry by contacting the City’s Health Services. This is usually arranged through a settlement agent, and incurs a fee. Where requested, an inspection of the premises will be carried out and a written report provided to the settlement agent advising of any outstanding work orders and registration fees.
If you are thinking of starting a small business from home for the preparation of food for sale to the general public, you need to be aware of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. You may also need to discuss your application with the City before submitting and you may require development approval from the City’s Planning Services.
Please contact Health Services on 08 9411 3444 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on setting up a food business in Cockburn.
9 Coleville Crescent,
Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965