How to get a Health License?

The Health Department is an administrative department of MCGM that issues various licenses in consultation with and advice from other technical advisory departments like, Fire Brigade, Health, Engineering, Estate, etc. In view of this it is necessary for Business Establishments to take necessary license from the Heath department before starting manufacturing, storage or trade of any commodity/activity.

The application must be received from the establishment three months prior to starting the activity. Commodities/ activities including eating house, restaurants, manufacturing drugs, medical shops, manufacturing and/or sale of milk and milk products, condiments, aerated water, ice factories, etc. fall under this license category.

Who issues a Health License?

  • The Medical Health Officer (Health Department) of the concerned Ward issues a Health License

 

How to Apply for a Health License?

  • Visit the Citizen Facilitation Center (CFC) of the Ward closest your place of trade.
  • Fill and submit a Health License Form-C, completed and signed along with required documents and fees at the CFC.

 

What happens at the CFC?

  • The application is assigned to and processed by Department Head (MOH – Medical Officer, Health) of Health Department at the concerned Ward.
  • After site inspection and approval of the application, the scheduled fee is collected and the license is issued to the applicant.

 

The following are the different documents required to obtain a Health License and other related formalities:

 

Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Attested true copies of following Documents have to be submitted

 1

Proof of possession: (Any One)Rent receipt / Society maintenance receipt / Registered purchase agreement / Leave license agreement / Indemnity bond on Rs. 500/- stamp paper from the applicant with some other proof such as electricity bill etc. to establish his continuous occupation of the premises.

 2

Proof of authenticity of Premises: (Any One from A, B & C)A. Premises in declared slum on state Government / MHADA / MCGM / Private Land Prior to 01-01-1995:
a) Photo-pass for commercial user

OR

b) Proof of existence for commercial user (Any One)

- Electricity Bill
- Shop & Establishment Registration Certificate
- Holders of any License
- Any Tax Receipt

B. Premises in non declared slum on state Government / MHADA / MCGM Prior to 01-01-1995:
a) Photo-pass for commercial user

OR

b) Proof of existence for commercial user (Any One)
- Electricity Bill
- Shop & Establishment Registration Certificate
- Holders of any License
- Any Tax Receipt

C. Premises in Non-Slum Area: (Any One)
a) Proof of existence prior to 01.04.1962
- Assessment Extract
- CTS Plan and PR card

OR

b) Occupation Certificate / Building Completion Certificate / Approved Change of User

 3

Proof of Fire Safety measures:a) NOC from CFO other than Codified Requirement.

OR

b) Fire(Codified) requirements as per Appendix A and Appendix B.

AND

c) Undertaking from the party for compliance of requirements stated above.

 4

License, if anya) Bombay Shops & establishment
b) License U/S 394 of MMC Act, if any
c) Permit U/S 390 of MMC Act

 5

 NOC from Commissioner of Police

 6

 List of Ancillary commodities

 

Renewal of Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Document

 1.

 Original License.

 2.

 Proof of Identity (Voters ID card, Driving License, Railway Pass)

 3.

 Application

 

Change in Constitution of Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act 1888:

Serial No.

Documents to be checked

Sold out Premises

Death of Proprietor

Change of Partnership

1 Shop & Establishment certificate duly transferred

Mandatory

Mandatory

Mandatory

2 Dissolution / retirement / New Partnership deed

Mandatory

3 Death Certificate

Mandatory

Mandatory

4 NOC from other legal heirs

Mandatory

Mandatory

5 Memorandum of Article

Mandatory

6 Rent Receipt

Mandatory

Mandatory

Mandatory

7 Sale deed Registered

Mandatory

Mandatory

Mandatory

 

Cancellation/Forfeit of Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Document
 Cancellation of Trade / MOH / MPFA License

 1.

 Valid Original License.

 2.

 Proof of identity: Voters card OR Driving License OR Railway Pass.

 

Duplicate Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Document

 1

 Reason for new issuance of license, if license is torn : The torn license

 2

 In case if the License is lost : FIR / N.C.

 3

 Proof of Identity.
a) Railway pass.
b) Driving License.
c) Voters Identity card.

 

Supplementary Health License – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Document

 1

Proof of possession: (Any One)Rent receipt / Society maintenance receipt / Registered purchase agreement / Leave license agreement / Indemnity bond on Rs. 500/- stamp paper from the applicant with some other proof such as electricity bill etc. to establish his continuous occupation of the premises.

 2

Proof of authenticity of Premises: (Any One from A, B & C)A. Premises in declared slum on state Government / MHADA / MCGM / Private Land Prior to 01-01-1995:
a) Photo-pass for commercial user (License will be granted maximum up to 500 Sq. ft. )

OR

b) Proof of existence for commercial user (Any One)

- Electricity Bill
- Shop & Establishment Registration Certificate
- Holders of any License
- Any Tax Receipt

B. Premises in non declared slum on state Government / MHADA / MCGM / Private Land Prior to 01-01-1995:
a) Photo-pass for commercial user (License will be granted maximum up to 500 Sq. ft. )

OR

b) Proof of existence for commercial user (Any One)

- Electricity Bill
- Shop & Establishment Registration Certificate
- Holders of any License
- Any Tax Receipt

C. Premises in Non-Slum Area: (Any One)
a) Proof of existence prior to 01.04.1962
- Assessment Extract
- CTS Plan and PR card

OR

b) Occupation Certificate / Building Completion Certificate / Approved Change of User

 3

Proof of Fire Safety measures:a) NOC from CFO other than Codified Requirement.

OR

b) Fire(Codified) requirements as per Appendix A and Appendix B.

AND

c) Undertaking from the party for compliance of requirements stated above.

 4

License, if anya) Bombay Shops & establishment
b) License U/S 394 of MMC Act, if any
c) Permit U/S 390 of MMC Act

 5

NOC from Commissioner of Police

 6

List of Ancillary commodities

 

Amalgamation of Health Licenses – u/s 394 / 412 of the Mumbai Municipal Act 1888:

 Serial No.  Document Mandatory

 1.

 Original License.

Mandatory

 2.

 Supplementary License.

 3.

 Application.

 

Restoration of License:

 Serial No.  Document

 1.

 Fresh NOC / Requirement from CFO.

 2.

 Proof of possession of premises.

 

Approving Authority Medical Health Officer (Health Department)
Processing Duration Nil for Renewal & Duplicate certificate application as the certificate will be delivered at the time of submission of valid application along with applicable fees.
Seven days (per scrutiny level) for all other applications from the date of submission of valid application along with required documents.
Application Scrutiny Levels Single level for Renewal & Duplicate certificate application
Two levels scrutiny for all other applications

Fees Applicable:

Scrutiny Fee payable at the time of submission of New Application
Schedule Fee payable after approval of application by the competent authority for all applications.

 

 

Source: This information has been obtained from the MCGM