If you are planning on starting a new food business you may need to apply for planning permission.
Registering a food business
If you are looking to start up a food business you must register with Havant Borough Council at least 28 days before opening. Registration applies to all businesses selling food including; restaurants, cafes, shops, market stalls, home caterers and mobile caterers.
You can register with Havant Borough Council by completing the following form:
- Food premises registration form (pdf 99 kb)
Once completed, please return by email to email@example.com.
Change to a business
Once a business is registered with us you will only need to notify us of any of the following changes;
- There is a change of proprietor
- The nature of the business changes
- Or if there is a change of the address at which moveable premises are kept.
You will also be required to complete a new food premises registration form.
To see if our team can help you, please complete our online contact us form or call 023 9244 6654.