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Food business registrations

Learn about your obligations as a food business in Lower Hutt.

The Food Act 2014 aims to ensure food for sale is safe and suitable.

Find out how to make sure your food business meets all the right regulations.

If you're starting up a food stall and trading on a regular basis, you'll need to register it with us.

If you're planning on operating a commercial food business from your home, you have legal responsibilities under the Food Act 2014.

Your Notice of Registration needs to be renewed if you plan to continue running your food business.

Complete the form below to make an appointment with one of our Environmental Health Officers.

Fees and charges for food business registrations, renewals, verification and compliance services.

We’re making it easier for cafes and restaurants to install outdoor seating areas, while maintaining physical distancing as part of our Covid-19 response and support for local businesses.

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY (24/7 - 7 Days)