Registration of a Public Health Business Premises - Victoria

Description

You will be required to register your premises with the local council in which it is based if you intend to operate a business that involves any of the following:
  • hairdressing
  • beauty therapies
  • colonic irrigation
  • skin penetration
  • tattooing
  • any other activity deemed to be a public health risk.
Please note that commercial tanning units are banned in Victoria.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

When you are for registration to your local council, you must include:

  • An application on the approved form
  • Information on the premises, as requested by the council
  • Any additional information requested by the council (such as conditions of registration) and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.
Your eligibility for this registration is based on the following requirements:

  • The clean, sanitary and hygienic condition of the premises;
  • The use of sterile equipment for skin penetration;
  • The disposal of equipment contaminated with blood;
  • The personal hygiene of each person who works in the business;
  • The easy accessibility of hand washing facilities; and
  • The provision of information to clients on the transmission of infectious diseases.

Please consult your local council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

There are prescribed ongoing requirements in relation to registered premises with respect to cleanliness, inspection of premises and generally safeguarding the health of persons likely to be using those premises.

Failure to comply with any of these requirements may result in the agency or council refusing to grant or renew the registration of the premises, and the registration may be suspended or revoked.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees range between $125 and $220 according to the your type business, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application All $260.00

One off hairdresser / makeup fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $230.00

Skin penetration, beauty parlour, body piercing, tattooist and colonic irrigation. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All $140.00

Property enquiry fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $260.00

Renewal of premise. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer All -

Fees range between $125 and $195 according to the number of rooms, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Property Enquiry Inspection - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Registration of a Public Health Business Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details
Transfer All Application for Transfer of Registration - PDF (Opens in new window)

Application process

Apply

You must submit two copies of the plan of the premises and the relevant fee.

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

Contact details

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

Health Services Officer

City of Melbourne

Operating address: 90 - 120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1603
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9658 8858
Fax: 03 9650 1026
Email: health@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Melbourne (Opens in new window)