How to request a report
Complete the Owner’s Consent Form
You need the current business owner’s consent before we can inspect the property and complete the Property Enquiry Report. Download and complete the Owner's Consent Form(PDF, 818KB) to upload to your application.
Request the report
There is an upfront fee of $260, or $312 for a fast-tracked application, which you can pay before you submit your request.
Make sure you also have your completed Owner's Consent Form ready.
If you prefer a paper or PDF form, please contact us.
Have the property inspected
An Environmental Health officer will be in touch with the current business owner to organise a time to inspect the property.
Receive your Property Enquiry Report
We will send the completed report via email. The current business owner will also get a report.
Apply for business registration
If you want to go ahead with starting a new or buying an existing food business you will need to register with Council.
You do not need to register an existing accommodation or health business. Only a transfer of business registration is required.