Accommodation licence (Charters Towers) - Queensland

Description

Council advise they may regulate rental accommodation, particularly rental accomdodation  with shared facilities, to ensure that is complies with adequate health, safety and amenity standards.  Contact council for further information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

Types of accommodation that do not require this licence include:

  • a hospital, nursing home, or other institution where people are cared for on a live-in basis
  • a residential college or boarding school
  • a religious institution
  • a community titles scheme under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997
  • accommodation administered under the Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002
  • a private home in which you provide accommodation for no more than three boarders, or
  • premises that local law policies exclude from licensing requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

You should include the following items with your application:

  • a plan of the premises
  • details of any shared accommodation facilities
  • other information and materials required by council.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Additional Information

Conditions of approval

The council may issue permits with conditions that require you to:

  • limit the number of persons in the premises (or in a specified part of the premises) for whom you may provide accommodation
  • carry out specified modifications, or other specified building work related to the premises, within a specified period
  • regularly maintain the premises (including internal and external paintwork)
  • provide and maintain specified facilities, specified furniture and equipment
  • regularly clean the premises
  • regularly provide clean linen and towels if relevant to the type of accommodation you provide
  • provide services of specified kinds (e.g. safe custody of valuables) for the persons using the accommodation
  • reside, or have a council approved representative reside, on the premises
  • keep specified records.

Administering agency

Charters Towers Regional Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Environmental Services Manager

Operating address: 12 Mosman Street
CHARTERS TOWERS
Queensland 4820
Mailing address: PO Box 189
CHARTERS TOWERS
Queensland 4820
Phone: 07 4761 5300
Fax: 07 4761 5344
Email: mail@charterstowers.qld.gov.au