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 more than four people;
  • Hotels and motels;
  • Guesthouses and boutique hotels;
  • Self-contained accommodation;
  • Farmstays or holiday camps; or
  • 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; or
  • 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:

  • 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; and
  • 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.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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 $316 and $526, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All

Prescribed accommodation fees range between $316 and $526, 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.

Transfer Transfer All

Fifty percent of applicable fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Plans Approval (Opens in new window)
Apply All Registration of Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details
Transfer All Request for Premises Inspection (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

Darebin City Council

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 Department

Darebin City Council

Operating address: 274 Gower Street
Preston, Victoria 3072
Mailing address: PO BOX 91
Preston, Victoria 3072
Phone: 03 8470 8468
Phone: 03 8470 8888
Fax: 03 9261 4880
Fax: 03 8470 8877
Email: health@darebin.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Darebin (Opens in new window)