Approval of food businesses dealing with products of animal origin

Croydon Council is required to inspect and grant permission for premises to handle, process and manufacture products of animal origin such as meat, dairy, egg or fish.

Apply for approval or to make a change

You can apply for a new approval or to make a change to an existing approval.

Apply for food premises approval

Apply for food premises approval on GOV.UK

You will also need to provide all the relevant documentation listed in part 8 of the application form and also a scale plan of establishment.

Apply to change an existing food premises approval

Apply for a change to an existing food premises approval on GOV.UK

Supporting documents

You'll need to include a detailed Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan to ensure you're controlling risks at critical points. Find out how to make an HACCP food plan on GOV.UK

Additional paperwork regarding hygiene and safety of the food being processed will also need to be sent with the application form.

Food business registration

All food businesses in Croydon, however large or small, must be registered with us.

Register a food premises with the council.