Temporary food premises

Temporary food premises - commercial organisation

A Temporary Food Permit is required where food is prepared and/or stored on a commercial basis in temporary locations such as:

  • Open-air concerts
  • Carnivals
  • Fetes
  • Festivals
  • Field-days
  • Shows
  • Sausage sizzles
  • Fundraising events
  • Sporting evnts.

Council aims to ensure that only safe and suitable food is sold from temporary food premises, and as such requires all food handling and servery areas to be suitably constructed and operated. 

To obtain approval, complete an application and submit to council at least seven days prior to the event so that the permit can be issued in time.  Your application must be submitted to council completed in full and with the relevant fee.

Temporary food premises - non-profit organisation

If you are a non-profit organisation and wish to prepare food on a temporary basis in locations such as:

  • Open-air concerts
  • Carnivals
  • Fetes
  • Festivals
  • Field-days
  • Shows
  • Sausage sizzles
  • Fundraising events
  • Sporting events.

All you need to do is complete a Non-Profit Organisation Food Event Notification and submit to council at least seven days prior to the event.  Your notification will simply be recorded on council's records and for reference purposes by an Environmental Health Officer as required.

The Food Act 2006 defines a non-proft organisation as an organisation that  (a) is not carried on for the profit or gain of its individual members; and (b) is engaged in activities for a charitable, cultural, educational, political, social welfare, sporting or recreation purpose.

For more information contact council's Environmental Health Officer.