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 to 30 June 2024. 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%