Setting up a new food business
If you are proposing to establish a new food business, it is strongly recommended that you speak to Council staff first. Here's who you may also need to contact:
- Resource consent duty planner - to check the compatibility of your proposal with Council's District Plan zoning requirements. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your proposal.
- Building control officer - for Building Act requirements, including any plumbing work, any structural changes to the building, or a change of use of the building which need a building consent. Email: email@example.com
- Trade waste - a requirement for most food businesses. More details on our Water Services Trade Waste page. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Alcohol licensing - if your proposal includes selling and supplying alcohol.Email: email@example.com with your proposal.