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 breakfasts
  • rooming house
  • hotels and motels
  • guesthouses
  • 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.

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:

  • apply to the local council in which the accommodation is located
  • include all the required documentation and information
  • submit a 1:100 scale plan of the premises, showing the proposed use of each room
  • pay the prescribed fee

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to comply with any additional conditions set by the council.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Prescribed accommodation fees range between $266 and $2093 according to the number of rooms, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All

Fees range between $244.40 and $852, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Miscellaneous All

Plan approval fees range between $179 and $256 according to the number of rooms, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Transfer All

Prescribed accommodation transfer fees range between $154 and $400 according to the number of rooms, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Transfer All

Prescribed accommodation transfer inspection report fees range between $205 and $410, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Health Services Officer

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182
Phone: 03 9209 6292
Fax: 03 9536 2720
Email: healthservicesunit@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)