Manufacturers handling animal produces may also need food premises approval
Types of premises may include:
These manufacturers must meet specific food safety requirements and have a plan in place to properly control risks. View guidance from the Food Standards Agency.
It is a criminal office to operate unapproved food premises where such an approval is required from the Council.
Occasionally businesses may be exempt from needing approval. Please contact us if you think you are exempt as the rules are complex.
It is free to apply.
We must process your application before you can trade.
After you've applied, an Environmental Health officer will visit your premises to do an assessment.
We aim to complete your application within 28 working days.
You must tell us in writing if: