Environmental Health - Fees & Charges

Environmental Health

Environmental Health charges are set in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966. Note: Food Act 2014 fees and charges are set separately in accordance with Section 205(2) of the Act.

Horowhenua District Council's fees and charges for the 2023/2024 financial year, adopted by Council on 28 June 2023 as part of the Long Term Plan 2021-2041 Amendment (LTPA) and Annual Plan 2023-2024 (AP), are available below.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2023. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates. 

General Premises (Annual Registration Fee) - set under Regulation 7 of the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966 2023/2024 Fees
Hairdressers $450.00
Funeral Directors / Mortuary $630.00
Camping Grounds $630.00
Transfer of Registration, if completed within 14 days of the change of occupier/ownership $270.00
Offensive Trades  $450.00
Saleyards  $450.00

Food Act 

Food Business Fees Under the Food Act 2014 - Consulted on using the Special Consultative Procedure as required by the Food Act 2014
Description 2023/2024 Fees
(from 1 July 2023)
Registering a Food Control Plan that is based on an MPI template $450.00
Registering a business under a national programme $450.00
Renewing the registration of a Food Control Plan that is based on a MPI template $450.00
Renewing the registration of a business operating under a national programme  $450.00
Amendment to registration  Charged at hourly rate of $180.00 per hour
Verification (including site visits and compliance checks) $180.00 per hour
Compliance and Monitoring  $180.00 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%