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.

Duration

Registration is valid until 31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $440.00

Sixteen to twenty-five people. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $560.00

Twenty-six to fifty people. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $310.00

Six to fifteen people. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $750.00

More than fifty people. 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 the applicable renewal fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Prescribed Accommodation Guidelines - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Comply All New Business Information Sheet - PDF (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

Surf Coast Shire 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:

Environmental Health Officer

Surf Coast Shire Council

Operating address: 1 Merrijig Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Mailing address: PO BOX 350
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Phone: 03 5261 0600
Fax: 03 5261 0525
Email: info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Surf Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)