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 four or more people
  • hotels and motels
  • guesthouses and 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.

Advice can be sought from the council for further information and advice relating to your specific business.

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
  • 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.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Additional licences, registrations or permits may be required depending on the nature of activities conducted in your business (for example, registration of food premises, planning permit, liquor licence).

Renewal applications must be lodged with the council on or before 15 November in each year. Registration may be transferred to another person or premises.

It is an offence not to register prescribed accommodation or to deny free access by an authorised officer to the premises.

Duration

Registration remains in force until 31 December each year or for the period of 12 months from the date of registration if so specified by the local Council. Temporary registration may be granted for a period of less than 12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $41.20

Per guest over five (to a maximum of $1030). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $303.65

Prescribed accommodation base fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Fees range between $237.95 and $300.25 according to the number of guests accommodated, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer All -

Fifty percent of registration fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Submitting Plans for Health or Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Renewal of Health Premises Registration - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Moreland 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

Moreland City Council

Operating address: 90 Bell Street
Coburg, Victoria 3058
Mailing address: Locked Bag 10
Moreland
Victoria 3058
Phone: 03 9240 1111
Fax: 03 9240 1212
Email: info@moreland.vic.gov.au