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Register A Food Business

Registration of a food business is free and you can trade as soon as we have received your registration form. This form should also be used to keep us up to date with changes of ownership, address and food handling activities.

Register your food business using our apply online service.  You should register up to 28 days before you want to start trading.  However, if you are still at the planning stage for your business and have not decided when you will start trading please wait until you have an expected opening date for your business before registering.

Alternatively download thepdf icon Food Premises Registration Form [148kb]and return the completed form by  email to or post to: Environmental Health, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT.

iCM Form
  1. Data protection legislation: Please note that all information supplied will be held as a public register by Mendip District Council.
    1. Please select the most applicable
  2. Expected opening/trading date
    1. If you are already trading please enter the date your business started.
  3. Business Contact details
    1. Please note this name will be published as you have typed it. Please check the spelling carefully as errors cannot be corrected.
    2. Address of establishment (or address at which moveable establishment is kept)
    3. Please use capitals and a space e.g. BA4 5BT when entering your postcode
  4. Name of applicant completing form