Request a Property Enquiry Report

If you are interested in buying a business in the City of Stonnington, you can request a Property Enquiry Report from Council. We will inspect the business and send you a report that details:

  • any non-compliant cleanliness or maintenance items we identified
  • information about the current registration, including the annual cost and expiry date.

Follow the steps below to request a Property Enquiry Report.

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, 886KB) to upload to your application.

Request the report

Have payment for the fee ready.

Make sure you also have your completed Owner's Consent Form ready.

Request report

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 copy of the report.

Apply for business registration

If you want to go ahead with purchasing an existing food business, you will need to register your business with Council. 

If you are taking over an existing accommodation or health business, you must apply for a transfer of business registration with Council.