Regulatory services fees and charges

The fees and charges below apply to regulatory services.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2020. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Where the actual fees incurred by council are higher than the fees shown, actual costs will be charged.

If a fee or charge for a Council service is not specifically listed below the charge or fee will be the total of the actual cost of materials, officer time incurred to provide the service and GST.

Licence fees includes the cost of one inspection

Licence fees
Camping grounds licence $314.00
Circuses (with or without menagerie) $124.00
Duplicate licence based on new hourly rate $93.00
Funeral directors (mortuaries) licence  $314.00
Hairdressers licence  $234.00
Mobile and travelling shop  $165.00
Other traders* based on new hourly rate  $93.00
Transfer of licence  $93.00
*This includes hawkers, itinerant traders and all other traders that do not come under the category of food trader or mobile and travelling shop.
Food premises licenced under the Food Act 2014  
Note: additional time spent on any activity listed below over and above the base time identified will be charged at the rate of $124 per hour.
Registration activities
Application for registration of Food Control Plan (FCP) based on a template or model issued by MPI (includes two hours of processing of application)   $248.00
Application for registration of a business subject to a national programme template (includes one hour of processing of application)   $124.00
Application for renewal of registration (includes one hour of processing of application)    $124.00
Application for amendment to registration(includes one hour for processing of application)    $124.00
Verification activities  
Verification of a food control plan based on a template or model issued by MPI (includes three and half hours of verification activity)   $433.00 
Verification of a food control plan based on a National Programme Three (NP3) template (includes two and half hours of verification activity)   $309.00 
Verification of a food control plan based on a National Programme Two or One (NP2 or NP1) template (includes two hours of verification activities)   $247.00 
Additional inspection fee or Food Control Plan re-audit fee per inspection  $124.00 
Food Control Plan Template, Record Blanks and Thermometer   $25.00 
Compliance activities  
Issue of improvement notice (includes one hour of improvement notice activity) per notice $124.00
Application for review of issue of improvement notice (includes one hour of review activity) per application  $124.00
All other services for which a fee may be set under the Food Act per hour $124.00