These fees and charges are applicable until 30 June 2019.

The fees listed below are set either by statute, or according to the costs we incur.

For more information about how we set fees and charges, please contact us directly.

Regulatory Health

Fees and charges based on:
Hourly rate: $150 (incl GST)
Mileage: $0.85 per/km (incl. GST)
Food Control Plans (FCP) and National Programmes (NP1, NP2 & NP3 – Food Act 2014)
Note: The registration fee is a separate charge to the verification (audit), monitoring and compliance fee.

Food Control Plans

New Registration  (includes annual monitoring and compliance fee of $75.00)

FCP – single site

$300

FCP registration involving over 1 hour

At cost @ $150 per hr plus $75.00 monitoring and compliance

New business set up assistance option over 1 hour or pre-opening visit

At cost @ $150 per hr plus pro-rata travel cost

FCP mentoring option

At cost @ $150 per hr plus pro-rata travel cost

(Maximum charge for mentoring is 2 hours)

 

Registration Renewals

(Includes annual monitoring and compliance fee of $75.00)

 

FCP single site 12 month renewal

$300

FCP registered prior to 1 March 2016

 

Important note:

Food Control Plans registered prior to 1 March 2016 have a 3 year registration period until 29 Feb 2019 however the verification (audit) is still required at the audit frequency allotted to the food business. These businesses are also subject to paying an annual fee of $75.00 for monitoring and compliance.

FCP registered prior to 1 March 2016  - Registration

No fee

FCP registered prior to 1 March 2016 – Monitoring and compliance

$75.00

Verification (Audit), Monitoring and Compliance

 

FCP single site audit (including close-out up to 15 mins – no revisit)

$600 (incl travel cost)

FCP audit involving over 2 hours

$600 (incl travel cost)

plus $150 per hour for time over 2 hours

FCP audit close-out over 15 mins

At cost @ $150 per hr plus pro-rata travel cost with a cap of $80

National Programmes

 

New Registration

(includes annual monitoring and compliance fee of $75.00)

 

NP1, NP2 and NP3 (incl monitoring and compliance)

$450

Registration Renewal

 

24 month renewal (includes monitoring and compliance fee of $75)

$450

Verification (should SDC become a Recognised Agency)

 

NP1 - one-off check

$300 (inc travel cost)

NP2 – 3 yearly audit

$400 (incl travel cost)

NP3 – 2 yearly audit

At Council hourly rate @ $150 per hour plus pro-rata travel cost

Complaints – FCPs and NPs

 

Complaint investigations proven to be associated with a food business

At cost @ $150 per hr plus pro-rata travel cost

(Warning Letter, “Improvement Notice” or Direction by EHO or Food Safety Officer)

Exemptions under Food Act 2014

 

Application for exemption

$150

Assessment of application over 1 hour

At cost @ $150 per hr plus pro-rata travel cost

Late Payment Fee

 

Payments not received after 20 days from invoice

10% penalty charge

Registered Food Premises – Food Hygiene Regulations 1974

 

Change of Ownership/Inspection

$375 incl. travel cost

Registration Renewals
(includes site visit/inspection)

$450 incl. travel cost

Revisits due to Poor Performance

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel @ cost)

Investigations (if justified)

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel)

Late Payment Fee

10% if paid after 1 July (annually)

Mobile Food Traders and Hawkers

$225

Shows and Events

 

Shows and Events
(New and 12 month licence)

$450

Other Registered Premises/Licences

 

Changes of Ownership Transfer

$75.00

Changes of Ownership Inspection (if warranted)

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel at cost)

Funeral Directors

$300

Hairdressers

$225

Camping Grounds

$300

Offensive Trades

$225
(Beyond 1.5 hour @ $150 per hour)

Revisits due to Poor Performance

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel at cost)

Investigations (if justified)

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel at cost)

Amusement Devices (set by statute):

(Note: The fees are subject to change by Worksafe NZ)

 

First Device

$11.50 (Set by legislation – could increase 2018)

Subsequent Devices (each thereafter)

$2.30 (Set by legislation –could increase 2018)

Public Health

 

High Risk
(e.g Methamphetamine contaminated site/premises)

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel at cost)  
Note: Clean-up is charged as per actual cost.

Hazardous Substances - HSNO

Monitoring and enforcement required
(pursuant to section 97 of the Hazardous
Substances and New Organisms Act 1996)

$150 per hour (plus pro-rata travel at cost)

Bylaw Permits

 
Permit for Public Place Trader (per year)$175
Outdoor Dining Facilities $175
Other Commercial Activities (eg busking,free standing signs, fitness boot camps)$175
The Council reserves the right to charge an occupancy fee for the use of public
land for commercial purposes. This charge will be as determined by the
Property and Commercial Manager based in the size, duration, location
and nature of the activity.  
 

Events

 
No fees are payable for event authorisations, although the Council at its
discretion may charge for venue hire or rental fees and may required a bond
to cover the potential costs of property damage caused by the event.