How can I appeal for my licence suspension of foodstall?
The Ministry works closely with Singapore Food Agency (SFA), as well as the National Environment Agency (NEA) to review appeals related to suspension of foodshop
licence on a case-by-case basis. You may submit your enquiry via our feedback form.All information regarding the offence and the appeal are considered confidential and will only be disclosed to the offender
Where can I find information on the codes of practices and guidelines on environmental health and pollution control
The Central Building Plan Department (CPBD) in the National Environment Agency (NEA) is responsible in ensuring that
environmental factors are incorporated into land use planning, development and building control of new developments and that
the proposed developments are in compliance with environmental health and pollution control requirements. The various codes
of practices and guidelines can be found on NEA’s website here.
Where can I find information on the planning and usage of limited land in Singapore?
Land use and allocation in Singapore is governed by our Master Plan, which is reviewed every five years. The most current,
Master Plan 2014, focuses on building townships for all ages that are green, healthy, connected, strong in community
interaction and spirit, and to bring quality jobs closer to home. The land use plan can be found online here.
How can I apply for a food shop or hawker stall license?
All food retail establishments must be licensed in order to operate and each license application is assessed on its own merits.For information on Food Shop License, you may visit the Singapore Food Agency (SFA)'s website here. The online services for Food Shop License can also be found here.
For hawkers and stallholders, you can now use your Singpass to access the one-stop e-services business site here.Hawker stalls come under the National Environment Agency (NEA)'s Tender Scheme More information is available on NEA's website here. Vacant stalls are awarded to the highest bidders, as long as there are competitive bids. NEA’s monthly tender exercise is held from the 13th to 26th of each month. The details are published in the Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Berita Harian and Tamil Murasu, on the 13th of every month. During the period of tender, tender forms are available at Customer Service Centre (CSC) at HDB Hub for $10/- per copy. The tender exercise closes at 10.30am on the 26th of each month, or the next working day if the 26th falls on a weekend or public holiday.
Where can I seek funding and grants to support my environmental campaigns and events?
Singapore’s clean and liveable environment is ensured with the help of our partners from the People, Public and Private sectors who take ownership of our common urban living space. As such, the ministry works closely with its statutory boards, NEA & PUB, to encourage environmental-friendly practices through available grants and incentives. The ministry also looks into opportunities to support environmental-related campaigns and events to propagate the message of sustainability. The award of grants and incentives are subjected to assessment, evaluation and discretion of the management. For more information on grants and programmes, you may visit the NEA’s website here or PUB's website here.