Environmental Health - Fees & Charges

Environmental Health

Horowhenua District Council's Environmental Health fees and charges for the 2018/2019 financial year are provided below for Food Premises and General Premises, and are effective from 1 July 2018. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

The Food Premises Fees for the 2018/2019 financial year were consulted on using the Special Consultative Procedure, as required by the Food Act 2014, and were adopted at Council's Ordinary Meeting on 6 June 2018.

Environmental Health charges are set in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966, or Regulation 83 of the Food Hygiene Regulations 1974, or section 205(1) of the Food Act 2014.

Fees and Charges for 2019/2020 

Horowhenua District Council's Food Premises fees and charges for the 2019/2020 financial year are also available below. These fees and charges were adopted by Council on 12 June 2019 and will be effective from 1 July 2019.

Food Premises – Regulation 83 of the Food Hygiene Regulations or section 205(1) of the Food Act 2014

These fees apply to both fixed premises and mobile food premises. The annual registration fees for premises registered under the Food Hygiene Regulations 1974 are based on the weighting and grade scale in accordance with the Food Premises Grading Policy 2015.

An Accreditation Charge of $25.00 applies to all Food Premises.

General Premises (Annual Registration Fee) - set under Regulation 7 of the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966     
Hairdressers  $220.00  $220.00
Funeral Directors  $220.00  $220.00
Camping Grounds  $385.00  $385.00
Transfer of Registration, if completed within 14 days of the change of occupier/ownership  $120.00  $120.00
Food Business Fees Under the Food Act 2014 - Consulted on using the Special Consultative Procedure as required by the Food Act 2014  
Description 2018/19 Fees  2019/20 Fees
Registering a Food Control Plan that is based on a MPI template $200.00 fixed fee  $250.00 fixed fee
Registering a business under a national programme  $150.00 fixed fee  $250.00 fixed fee
Renewing the registration of a Food Control Plan that is based on a MPI template  $150.00 fixed fee  $200.00 fixed fee
Renewing the registration of a business operating under a national programme  $150.00 fixed fee   $200.00 fixed fee
Amendment to registration  Charged at hourly rate of $150.00 per hour Charged at hourly rate of $150.00 per hour
Verification of a Food Control Plan that is based on an MPI template  $150.00 fixed fee for up to 1 hour then additional time is charged at $150.00 per hour     $150.00 fixed fee (for up to 1 hour) then additional time charged at $150.00 per hour
Verification of a National Programme*
*Not currently available, expected to be available part-way through the 2019/20 year
$75.00 fixed fee (for up to 1 hour) then additional time is charged at $150.00 per hour       $150.00 fixed fee (for up to 1 hour) then additional time charged at $150.00 per hour
Compliance and Monitoring  Charged at hourly rate of $150.00 per hour   Charged at hourly rate of $150.00 per hour
Charges for travel outside of Horowhenua District*
*Applicable where a verifier is required to travel outside of the Horowhenua District to verify a template Food Control Plan or a National Programme business.
Cost + 20%   Cost + 20%