Register a food business

Coronavirus update

If you are a new or existing food premises offering food delivery or take away/delivery service for the first time, due to the current covid-19 situation, the Council would like to hear from you.

It is essential that you assess the risk associated with this type of food service, to ensure you keep your customers safe in relation to allergens, food safety and social distancing.  We can advise you on these matters.  Please contact the Food Team on 01824 706405 or food.safety@denbighshire.gov.uk

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If you own or have taken over a food business in Denbighshire, you must register your business with the council at least 28 days before opening or taking ownership.

This includes restaurants, cafes, shops, delivery vehicles, hot dog and ice cream vans, and market and other stalls.

You may also need to apply for approval of your food premises if you intend to use unprocessed products of animal origin (e.g. fresh meat, raw minced meat, raw milk or eggs).

Find out more about approval of food premises.

How do I register?

You can register a food business online at gov.uk

Register a food business online at gov.uk (external website)

The details will be entered onto our register and certain details, such as type of business, address and telephone number, will be available for public inspection. Other information provided will not be publicly available.

Once you have registered, if there is a change in the nature of the business, please contact us on 01824 706405 or food.safety@denbighshire.gov.uk for an application form in order that your registration can be updated.

If you are no longer the food business owner you need to notify us in order that we can update our records.

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for registering your food business.