In this section

  • Fees and Charges

    Information on fees and charges for food and health

  • Food Act 2014

    The Act places a responsibility on food business operators to ensure that the food they sell is safe and suitable . Registration categories and exemptions.

  • Temporary Food Stalls & Fundraising

    The Food Act 2014 allows for the trade of food for the sole purpose of fundraising, with some limitations.

  • Home Kill

    Home kill product is for the use or consumption of the animal owner including his or her family or household and must not be traded

  • Notifiable Diseases

    The Health Act 1956 lists certain infectious diseases that must be notified to the Medical Officer of Health who oversees public health in Selwyn.

  • Registration

    Applications for registration of a Food Control Plan or National Programmes.

The Council contracts various functions of its Environmental and Regulatory Services to Food and Health Standards (2006) Ltd; including Food, Environmental Health and Alcohol Administration.

Food on a restaurant table

Food and Health are the primary contact for food related matters including; complaints, registration and general advice.

Food and Health Standards

Level 1, 110 Mandeville Street

Postal Address

PO Box 7469
Christchurch 8240