|Shop||“shop” — (a) means a building used for the carrying on of any trade or business where the primary purpose is the sale of goods or foodstuff by retail or the provision of services; and (b) includes a building used as a furniture shop, department store, pawnshop, dispensary, medical clinic, dental clinic, beauty salon, ticket agency, travel agency, confectionery or take-away foodshop*, but does not include — (i) a building used for the carrying on of any trade or business where the primary purpose is the preparation of food for sale by distribution or catering and the food is for consumption away from the premises; (ii) a building used for the primary purpose of storage or wholesale of goods or foodstuff; (iii) a building used for the sale of coffins, sale of motor vehicles parts and accessories or repair and servicing of motor vehicles; (iv) a building used as a petrol station, laundry shop, dry cleaner’s shop, funfair, market, nightclub, bar, pet shop, showroom, motor vehicle showroom, amusement centre, health centre, betting outlet or an office; or (v) any part of an industrial retail building or a warehouse retail building used for business zone retail;”; and * “take-away foodshop” – means a building used for the carrying on of trade or business where the primary purpose is the sale by retail of food or drinks for consumption away from the premises only and without any provision for consumption of food or drinks within the premises, and may include ancillary food preparation area”.||Retail shops: Departmental store, Supermarket, Provision shop, Minimart, Fashion boutiques, Florist, Gift shop, Electrical appliances / equipment, Computers & Accessories, Chinese medical hall, Furniture shop, Home Furnishings & Textile shop, Stationery, Aquarium, Shops selling takeaway food and drinks/beverages with no consumption on the premises. Services: Barber Shop, Beauty Salon, Hairdressing Salon, Photo Studio, Tailor Shop, Foot Reflexology, Chinese Physician/ Acupuncturist, Medical Clinic, Dental Clinic, Receiving Agency, Launderette (collection of goods to be washed/ cleaned elsewhere), Money Changer and Travel/Ticket Agency. *Take-away foodshops: Shops selling curry puffs, rice dumpling, pastries, buns, bubble tea and ice-cream, barbeque meat etc. purely for takeaway and without tables and chairs for dining at the premises. Light and simple ancillary food preparation such as baking, microwaving and steaming of food may be allowed in a take-away foodshop. The operator has to comply with NEA’s licensing conditions and ensure that the activities do not cause fumes, smell or other nuisances.|
|Restaurant||“restaurant” — (a) means a building used for the carrying on of any trade or business where the primary purpose is the sale of foodstuff for consumption on the premises without performance of live music or live entertainment; and (b) includes a coffee shop, eating house, snack bar, cafeteria or foodcourt, but does not include a canteen, bar or pub. (Refer to circular to Professional Bodies URA/PB/2004/28 dated 6 Sep 2004)||Fast-food Restaurant, Foodcourt, Coffee Shop, Eating-House, Snackbar, Teahouse, Cafeteria.|
* Source from URA.
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