Food hygiene & safety -
Registration - Food Businesses
Our aim is to provide high quality advice to both consumers and businesses and to ensure that food premises operate within the law and sell food which is safe to eat.
The obligation to register and notify changes to the Local Authority lies with the proprietor of the food business. To register please fill in the online form:
Online registration of a Food Business Establishment
Or you can print, complete and post this form registration of a food business establishment to Licensing, London Borough of Sutton 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 2JG
The form can be used for all Local Authority areas as it is standard throughout the country. Further information can be found on Food Standards Agency. You may also need to complete or apply for:
Advice for ConsumersFood Poisoning and infectious diseases, Labelling, advice for when visiting Animal Farms, Food Complaints investigations and Advice and Guidance.
Good food, good company, good rating? Make sure you check where to eat at the food rating website before deciding.
You can also check the ratings sticker when arriving at a restaurant; if it is not visible please ask a member of the restaurant staff.
Animal Feed Legislation and Guidance
Premises that market products (e.g. surplus food) for use as, or in, animal feeds, must be registered as feed business establishments, under EC Regulation 183/2005.
If you would like to make an enquiry about food hygiene, the food ratings scheme or need to report a food poisoning/hygiene issue, please use the online enquiry form.