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LICENSING DEPARTMENT

Objective :

  • To plan, implement and ensure the license application and approval process is controlled as per established laws and policies
  • To ensure that the public and local community are always in a safe and health-controlled environment

Function :

  • To process and license businesses that are enformed under the council by-laws
  • To process and license advertisement boards are enformed under the council Advertising by-laws (MDHP) 1996.
  • To enforce the Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171) and by-laws as well as council policies related to licensing and health. Work in cooperation with the District Health Office on the following matters:
    • Food quality control
    • Control against spread of diseases
    • Vector control