APPLICATION FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A FOOD BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT
(Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs, Article 6 (2)
This form must be completed by food business operators in respect of new food business establishments and sent
to the relevant Food Authority. It should be received 28 days before commencing food operations. On the basis of
the activities carried out, certain business establishments are required to be approved rather than registered. If
you are unsure whether any aspect of your food operations would require your establishment to be approved,
please contact Environmental Health. Dartford establishments should call 01322 343434 and Sevenoaks
establishments should call 01732 227000 email eh.support@dartford.gov.uk.
Complete this form and then click here to submit your application
Address and postcode of
establishment:
(or address at which
movable establishment is
kept):
Please ensure you include the postcode
Trading name of food
business:
Telephone no. of food
business:
Email address of food
business:
Full name of food business
operator(s) (or Limited
Company where relevant):
Limited Company no:
Head office address of
food business operator:
Please ensure you include the postcode
Telephone no of Head
office:
Email address of Head
office:
TYPE OF FOOD ACTIVITY - Please tick ALL that apply
Staff restaurant/canteen/kitchen
Hospital/residential home/school
Retailer (including farm shop)
Distribution/warehousing
Restaurant/café/snack bar
Food manufacturing/processing
Market/Market stall
Importer
Takeaway
Catering
Hotel/pub/guest house
Packer
Private house used for a food
business
Moveable establishment eg. Ice cream van
Wholesale/cash and carry
Primary producer – livestock
Food Broker
Primary producer - arable
Other – please give details:
Water supply to the business:
Name of water supplier:
If this is a new business, the date you
intend to open:
I confirm that the information on this form is correct and complete and that I have read the notes on the
back of the form.
Date:
Name (BLOCK CAPITALS): ________________________________
Please return completed form to:
Dartford and Sevenoaks Environmental Health Partnership
Civic Centre
Home Gardens
Dartford
Kent DA1 1DR
AFTER THIS FORM HAS BEEN SUBMITTED,
FOOD BUSINESS OPERATORS MUST NOTIFY
ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN ACTIVITIES TO
THOSE STATED ABOVE (INCLUDING
CLOSURE) TO THE FOOD AUTHORITY AND
SHOULD DO SO WITHIN 28 DAYS OF THE
CHANGE(S) HAPPENING
NOTES ON REGISTRATION OF FOOD PREMISES
(These notes are provided for guidance only and should not be regarded as a complete
interpretation of the law)
1. Under Article 6(2) of EU Hygiene Regulation 852/2004 ALL food business operators must
register their food establishments with the relevant food authority. There is no charge for
registration and registration cannot be refused.
2. This form should be completed IN FULL by food business operators in respect of new
food business establishments and submitted to the relevant food authority 28 days before
commencing food operations. On the basis of the activities carried out, certain food
business establishments are required to be approved rather than registered. If you are
unsure whether any aspect of your food operations would require your establishment to
be approved, please contact the Environmental Health Team at the address on the front
of this form or telephone the following number: if you are a Dartford business please
call 01322 343434, if you are a Sevenoaks business please call 01732 227000.
3. Article 31(1)(b) of Regulation 882/2004 requires the food authority to maintain a list of
registered establishments.
4. A Separate list of registered establishments will also be available for public inspection.
The list will only contain the following information:-
i) Name of the food business
ii) Address of the food business establishment
iii) Particulars and nature of the food business
5. Dartford Borough Council and Sevenoaks District Council are data controllers for the
purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018. If you would like to know more about what
information we have about you or the way we use your information, please contact
Environmental Health as directed.
Environmental Health may disclose this data to any person or organisation for the
purposes for which it was collected; or where the Act allows disclosure; or where that
person or organisation has a legal power to require us to release the data.
6. After this form has been submitted, food business operators must notify any changes to
the activities stated above to the Environmental Health team and should do so within 28
days of the change(s) happening.
7. Failure to register, or failure to notify changes, or giving information that you know to be
false, is an offence.
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