Registration of Public Health Business Premises - City of Port Phillip - Victoria

Description

You will need to register your premises with your local council 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

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • choose the council where your business is located and make an application in the approved form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

You may be eligible for dual registration if your business covers two or more registrations on the one premises. Hairdressers and beauty parlours are like premises and are therefore not classed as a dual premises.

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

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.

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.

Duration

Registration generally remains in force until 31 December each year or for the period of twelve months from the date of registration, if specified by the local council. Registration must be renewed at the end of each registration period if the business is to continue operating. Hairdresser and temporary make-up operators are eligible for a one-off registration with the local council (see Changes to Council Registration Requirements for Hairdressing and Make-up Businesses attached below). Temporary registration may be granted for a period of less than twelve months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $212.00

Initial registration and renewal of registration fee. Fee for 2021-22.

Apply Application All -

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Transfer Transfer All $132.00

Registration transfer. Fee for 2021-22.

Transfer Transfer All $212.00

Transfer inspection report. Fee for 2021-22.

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 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

Victoria
Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: PRIVATE BAG 3
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Email: healthservicesunit@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)