Registration of Prescribed Accommodation - Victoria

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to operate any of the following types of accommodation business:

  • bed and breakfast accommodating more than five people
  • rooming house accommodating four or more people
  • hotels and motels
  • guesthouses and boutique hotels
  • self-contained accommodation
  • farmstays or holiday camps
  • hostel or student dormitory.

You do not require this registration if you operate any of the following:

  • caravan park
  • house and granny flat
  • public hospital or nursing home
  • retirement village
  • temporary crisis accommodation.

Advice can be sought from the council for further information and advice relating to your specific business.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • choose the local council where your business is located and make an application in the approved form
  • include with your application all the required documentation and information for valid assessment, including a plan of the premises, drawn to a scale of not less than 1:100, and showing the proposed use of each room
  • pay the prescribed fee.

You may be eligible for dual registration if your business covers two or more registrations on the one premise. Examples for dual registration are Hotels with accommodation, Motels with food preparations, etc.

Planning approval to conduct the business may also be necessary in some circumstances.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

Additional licences, registrations or permits may be required depending on the nature of activities conducted in your business (for example, registration of food premises, planning permit, liquor licence).

Renewal applications must be lodged with the council on or before 15 November in each year. Registration may be transferred to another person or premises.

It is an offence not to register prescribed accommodation or to deny free access by an authorised officer to the premises.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Miscellaneous

Plan approval fees range between $180 and $220, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal

Prescribed accommodation renewal fees range between $250 and $440, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer

Prescribed accommodation transfer fees range between $125 and $220, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer

Prescribed accommodation transfer inspection and report fees range between $170 and $200, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Application for Plan Approval (Opens in new window)
Apply Application for Registration of Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Transfer Transfer Inspection Consent Form Prescribed Accommodation (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Manningham City Council

Contact details

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

Health & Local Laws Officer

Manningham City Council

Operating address: 699 Doncaster Road
Doncaster, Victoria 3108
Mailing address: PO BOX 1
Doncaster, Victoria 3108
Phone: 03 9840 9333
Fax: 03 9848 3110
Email: manningham@manningham.vic.gov.au
Website: Manningham City Council (Opens in new window)