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. Refer to the Health Guidelines for Personal Care and Body Art Industries for further information, or contact your local council.

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

12 months, unless otherwise indicated.

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $195.00

Application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $160.00

New premise fee (with initial registration). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Inspection All $190.00

Special request for inspection. Fees for 2017-18.

Transfer Transfer All $160.00

Transfer. Fees for 2017-18.

Administering agency

Mount Alexander Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Mount Alexander Shire Council

Operating address: Corner Lyttleton Street and Lloyd Street
Castlemaine
Victoria 3450
Mailing address: PO BOX 185
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450
Email: Info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au
Website: Mount Alexander Shire Council (Opens in new window)