Hospitality and catering services on family farms

Requirements

A family farm is a family farm entered into the Register of farmers as a family farm in accordance with the special regulations, providing hospitality and catering services.

A family farm:

  • should be registered in the Register of farmers,
  • has the right to use facility and/or land in which or on which to provide catering services,
  • the facility in which will be provided services of rural household meets the minimum requirements and category requirements,
  • the building which is or in which services will be provided meets the requirements of ‘usability’ of the building according to Construction Act (Official Gazette, No.153/13, 20/17)
  • the facility in which the services will be provided meets the minimum requirementsand the requirements for category:

Ordinance on providing catering services in rural households

  1. Winery/ Tasting Rooms – Annex I.
  2. Exursion Areas – Annex I.
  3. Room – Annex II.
  4. Apartment– Annex II.
  5. Rural Vacation House – Annex II.
  6. Camp – Annex III.
  7. Camp Resting Place – Annex III.
  8. Requirements for Quality Mark– Annex V.

If the request for the initiation of the procedure of legalization of an illegally constructed building is submitted within the prescribed period to the competent administrative body for the issuance of decision on the as-built condition, in accordance with the special regulation regulating the treatment of illegally constructed buildings, a temporary decision on the on the approval of provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm shall be issued, until the enforceability of the decision on the request of the lessor for the issuance of the decision on approval, but no later than by 31 December 2020.

A lessor shall be issued a temporary decision on the approval of provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm if the lessor supplements his/her request with an enforceable construction permit or an enforceable decision on the as-built condition of the facility, providing the lessor meets the other requirements but no later than by 31 December 2020.

Documents

  1. Application form/request – look under E-procedure
  2. A copy of ID or passport of the holder or a member of the farm,
  3. A proof of the right to use the facility or land for camping,
  4. A copy of the certificate on registration in the Register of farmers,
  5. A proof of the requirements of “usability” of the building according to the Building Act (Official Gazette, No. 153/13, 20/17)
  6. a) Use permit
  7. b) In accordance with Article 175 the Building Act, the official acts and documents, issued before entering into force of The Building Act (Official Gazette, No.153/13), shall be considered as a use permit:

Buildings built up to 15 February 1968:

– Certificate of the office for cadastral and geodetic affairs that the house is entered in the cadastral register before 15 February 1968 (with the excerpt from cadastral plan as an integral part of the certificate)

Buildings built from 16 February 1968 to 19 June 1991:

– Final use permit or

– Legally valid building permit issued up to 19 June 1991 and certificate of the building inspection that there is no a building inspection proceeding related to that building

Buildings built from 20 June 1991 to 1 October 2007:

– Final use permit or

– certificate for the use which establishes that the building was constructed in accordance with building permit in terms of external dimensions and purpose

Buildings built from 1 October 2007:

– Final use permit

– For the facilities up to 400 m2 – the report of the supervisory engineer concerning performance of the building with the proof that the investor has delivered the said report to the competent building authority

  1. c) In accordance with Article 177 of the Building Act, following documents shall be considered as a use permit:

For reconsturucted buildings

– Decision on the as-built condititon and certificate of the as-built condition, according to Article 177 paragraph 3 of the Building Act

For legalized buidlings

– Decision on the as-built condition according to Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings (Official Gazette, No.90/11)

– Decision on the as-built condition for the finished building according to Act on Proceeding with Illegally Built Buildings (Official Gazette, No. 86/12)

  1. d) Excerpt from land register if the recordation states that the use permit was submitted
  2. Additional documents deppending on the state of the facilities and equipment of facility, at request of officials

Fee

Administrative fee

  • for the requests submitted to The City of Zagreb HRK 20
  • for the decisions issued by the State Administation Offices in the County

and The City of Zagreb HRK 70

Payment of the administrative fees:

– directly to the prescribed account irrespective of the amount

  • amount up to HRK 100 can be paid also in state stamps

Information for e-payment of administrative fees:

– fill according to information stated by the competent authority to which request for issuing a decision was submitted – information for payment of the administrative fee

Procedural costs (per diem, costs of travel and accommodation for the members of the Committee (if any, to be paid subsequently)

E-PROCEDURE for obtaining the decision on the approval of provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm

  • Application form (request) must be filled and signed
  • Application form must be sent to the e-mail address of the competent authority, with all neccesary documents and the proof of e- payment of the administrative fee –all scanned in pdf
  • If the documents are sent via e-mail, there is no obligation of mailing by the post or bringing the documents physically
  • Decision on performing services can be sent, at the request, via e-mail. The same decision will be sent via post afterwards. Term for rendering a decision is at the latest within 60 days, counting from the day of duly performed submission of the request (in cases when investigatory procedure is carried out – inspection)
  • catering and hospitality service can be performed after recieveing the decision (executive decisions)

Request for issuing a decision on the on the approval of provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm

Request for issuing a quality mark for provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm

Cancellation of provision of hospitality and catering services on a family farm

e-mail for sending complete documentation: State administration offices in the counties, City of Zagreb

subject: e-request – rural households

Competent authority and regulations

State administration offices in counties, the City of Zagreb office in place where catering facilities is located

Hospitality and Catering Industry Act (Official Gazette, No. 85/15, 121/16)

Ordinance on providing catering services in rural households (Official Gazette, No. 54/16)

Ordinance on the registers of catering facilities and registers on providing catering services in households and rural household (Official Gazette, No. 5/08) in part which is not contrary to the provisions of the Hospitality and Catering Industry Act (Official Gazette, No. 85/15, 121/16)

Ordinance on the form, content and manner of keeping the visitors’ book and visitors’ list (Official Gazette, No. 140/15)

Authorisation

Decision on the approval of provision of hospitality and catering services an a family farm

Remedy

Against the decision of the competent office may be filed an appeal to the Ministry of Tourism

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