Due to Christmas shutdown and staff availability, duty planning services with cease from 12pm Friday 15 December 2023 and will begin again from Monday 8 January 2024.
All retail food businesses must notify their local council before they begin to trade.
If you are thinking of preparing food at home for sale or consumption, Council's Duty Planner is available to advise you if development consent is required.
A temporary event is any occasion which is not permanent and where food is sold to consumers such as festivals, markets and shows.
Mobile food vending vehicles have grown in popularity in recent times but it is important that standards of construction and operation are met and maintained during operation.
The food safety supervisor must undertake recognised training by a registered training organisation.
All food businesses have obligations and Singleton Council is assisting food businesses to meet these obligations by providing free access to an exciting new training tool called I'M ALERT.
Food businesses within the Singleton Local Government Area (LGA) are inspected to ensure compliance with the Food Standards Code, Food Act and Food Regulation.
Whether you want to upgrade or renovate an existing food premises or construct and fit out a new food premises the first step is to speak with Council’s Duty Planning Officer to find out if you require a development application.
Council may investigate any complaints relating to food that is within our authority.
Scores on Doors is the NSW hygiene and food safety scoring program that displays the results of regular inspections of food premises. This rating enables consumers to make informed choice about where to eat or shop for food.