Environmental Health - Fees & Charges

Environmental Health

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

Fees and Charges for 2020/2021 

Fees and charges for the 2020/2021 financial year are available below. The fees and charges for Food Premises operating under the Food Hygiene Regulations 1974 were adopted by Council at the 6 May 2020 meeting. Fees and charges for Food Business Fees Under the Food Act 2014 were adopted by Council at the 10 June 2020. These fees and charges will be effective from 1 July 2020.   

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  2020/21 Fees
Hairdressers $220.00
Funeral Directors / Mortuary  $220.00
Camping Grounds  $385.00
Transfer of Registration, if completed within 14 days of the change of occupier/ownership  $120.00
Offensive Trades  $220.00
Saleyards  $220.00
Food Business Fees Under the Food Act 2014 - Consulted on using the Special Consultative Procedure as required by the Food Act 2014
Description 2020/21 Fees 
Registering a Food Control Plan that is based on a MPI template $250.00 fixed fee
Registering a business under a national programme  $250.00 fixed fee
Renewing the registration of a Food Control Plan that is based on a MPI template  $200.00 fixed fee
Renewing the registration of a business operating under a national programme  $200.00 fixed fee
Amendment to registration  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 charged at $150.00 per hour
Verification of a National Programme
$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
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%