Masterton District Council
PO Box 444
Phone: 06 370 6300
APPLICATION fOr regIsTrATION
uNder fOOd ACT 2014
We are LocaL Government
During the planning stage of any new food premises please contact Masterton District Council to ensure
the proposed premises meets all relevant requirements. Speak to:
Environmental Health Officer for suitability of the Food Act requirements
Resource Consents Planner about compatibility with the District Plan Building
Development Facilitators for Building Act requirements
Trade Waste Officer (regarding requirements for grease traps and consent)
appLicationS take 20 WorkinG dayS to proceSS
(provided all required information is supplied)
Before you Start, Let’S check that you have everythinG you WiLL need:
Complete the application form
Attach completed scope of operations document. Available from Masterton District Council or www.mpi.govt.nz
Attach site plan and/or colour photos If a scale oor plan (e.g. 1:50) of the proposed premises showing the layout,
ttings and xtures, detailing all oor, wall and ceiling surfaces, essential features and, if any, outdoor seating. If
colour photos – show the layout of the premises, including ttings and xtures in the food preparation area.
Attach a letter from your verier if that isn’t Council (National Programmes only) If you are applying for a
National Programme (NP) registration, you can choose your verier. You will need a conrming letter from
your verier to attach to this application. A list of recognised verication (or audit) agencies can be on the
MPI website, www.mpi.govt.nz, under ‘registers and lists’. The law requires Councils to verify businesses
registered under the template food control plan.
Attach copies of company registration certicates if you have a registered limited liability company If
your business is a registered limited liability company, a copy of the company registration certicate. See
$134 - Registration fee must be paid when this application is submitted.
• If there are any changes to the details provided in this application after it has been sent, tells us in
• The fee includes up to 2 hours to process the registration. Additional processing will be charged at
$67 per hour.
• Masterton District Council verification fee is $235 (up to 3.5 hours). Additional work will be charged
at $67 per hour. This will be invoiced separately.
• Fees are set in the in the Masterton District Council Annual Plan, and are reviewed annually.
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