All premises that are involved in the manufacturer, preparation, storage or sale of food must be registered with Christchurch City Council.

If you wish to make a complaint about a registered food premises, please contact us on (03) 941 8999 or email

Notice of Registration

All premises that provide food must have a valid Notice of Registration.

Food licences for fundraising

Guidelines for running your sausage sizzle or cake stall safely.

Food control plans

If you run a food business you must ensure you produce or serve safe and suitable food.


Cross contamination is a key factor in food poisoning. Find out how to prevent it.

Food health and safety guides

Guides to setting up a new food business and general food safety information.