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.

Please contact your council for further information and advice.

Duration

One year, or as otherwise indicated on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees range between $99 and $124, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Inspection All $120.00

Re-inspection. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer All -

Transfer. Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Transfer All $165.00

Transfer inspection and report. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Form for Health & Beauty Premises - New & Alterations - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Consent to Disclose Information - To Be Completed by the Current Proprietor - DOCX (Opens in new window)
Transfer All Request for Transfer of Registration Inspection - Health & Beauty Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit the application, fee and any associated documents directly with the Council.

Administering agency

Kingston City Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Kingston City Council

Operating address: 1230 Nepean Highway
Cheltenham, Victoria 3192
Mailing address: PO BOX 1000
Mentone, Victoria 3194
Phone: 03 9581 4573
Fax: 03 9581 4500
Email: info@kingston.vic.gov.au
Website: Kingston City Council (Opens in new window)