Environmental health

Visit the Environmental Health page for forms, permits, and useful guides related to:

  • accommodation premises
  • entertainment venues
  • food premises
  • food safety
  • mosquito and vector control
  • personal appearance services
  • temporary food premises

Accommodation premises

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Application for Approval: Camping Grounds / Caravan Parks / Shared Facilities (294.3 KB)
This form must be submitted for the approval to operate a shared facility accommodation.

Entertainment venue

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Temporary Entertainment Event application for approval (214.0 KB)
This form must be submitted to operate a temporary entertainment event.

Food premises

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Food Business Licence (316.9 KB)
This form is to be used for applications or amendments to Food Business Licences.

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Food Business Licensing information package (645.6 KB)
This information package details the legislation and licensing requirements for food businesses operating in the Cairns Regional Council area

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Food Premises Construction or Refit application (300.8 KB)
Application to construct / renovate a *premise / vehicle in order to conduct a business required to be licensed and/or registered under the relevant legislation.

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Food Premises Construction or Refit Package (300.1 KB)
Step-by-step checklist to use when starting a new food business.

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Market Food Stall application (218.3 KB)
This form is to be used when applying for a market food stall.

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Mobile Food Guide (441.5 KB)
Guide to Mobile Food Vehicles

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Temporary Food Business Licence (271.8 KB)
This form is to be used for temporary food premises or one-off events.

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Temporary Food Licence for Non-Profit Organisations (253.1 KB)
This form is to be used by eligible non-profit organisations (charitable, cultural, educational, political, social welfare, sporting or recreational). The sale of meals on more than 11 occasions per year requires a Food Licence.

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Temporary food premises guide: Individual events (260.2 KB)
This guide sheet has been produced to provide helpful information about temporary food premises for one-off events.

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Temporary food premises guide: Market food stall information (197.0 KB)
This guide sheet has been produced to provide helpful information about temporary food premises at a market site (market food stall).

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Temporary food premises guide: Non-Profit Organisations (262.3 KB)
This guide sheet has been produced to provide helpful information about temporary food premises for non-profit organisations.

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Temporary food premises: Structural & Operational Requirements (3.5 MB)
This document applies to all temporary food stalls and market food stalls within the Cairns Regional Council area and should be used as a guide when making application for a temporary food stall or market food stall licence.

Land Record forms

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Land Record Search form (261.5 KB)
Use the Land Record Search Form to request land record information including a rates search, meter read, trade waste information, swimming pool compliance inspection, town planning certificates, flood and storm tide information, health and plumbing searches.

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Land Record Search: Environmental Health Unit - authorisation for release of information (145.8 KB)
To be completed by the current operator of the premises in order for a Health Search to be conducted and submitted with a completed Land Record Search application.

Personal appearance services

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Personal Appearance Services application (226.1 KB)
Under the provisions of the Public Health (Infection Control for Personal Appearance Services) Act 2003 this application form is for a Licence to Carry on Business Providing Higher Risk Personal Appearance Services.

Last updated: 16 March 2015