Registration of Public Health Business Premises - Hobsons Bay City Council - 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

When you are applying for registration, you must include:

  • information on the premises, as requested by the council
  • any additional information requested by the council (such as conditions of registration)

Your eligibility for this registration is based on the following requirements:

  • clean, sanitary and hygienic condition of the premises
  • use of sterile equipment for skin penetration
  • disposal of equipment contaminated with blood
  • personal hygiene of each person who works in the business
  • easy accessibility of hand washing facilities
  • provision of information to clients on the transmission of infectious diseases.

Please consult your local council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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.

Please contact your council for further information and advice.

Duration

12 months from the date of registration. Temporary registration may be granted for a period of less than 12 months.

Expiry

31 December.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $403.00

New health premise registration. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Inspection All -

Inspection and report fees range between $174.50 and $475, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Renewal All -

Please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Transfer All -

Fifty percent of the applicable annual renewal fee (up to $500). Fees for 2020-21.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration of a Public Health Business Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Request for Assessment of Plans for Premises Required to Register Under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act (Opens in new window)
Transfer All Application for Transfer of Registration - Public Health & Wellbeing Act - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Changes to Council Registration Requirements for Hairdressing and Make-up Businesses - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply All Health Guidelines for Personal Care and Body Art Industries (Opens in new window)
Comply All Fit Out of Personal Care and Body Art Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 Victoria

Administering agency

Hobsons Bay 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:

Public Health Unit

Operating address: 115 Civic Parade
Altona, Victoria 3018
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Altona, Victoria 3018
Phone: 03 9932 1000
Fax: 03 9932 1039
Email: customerservice@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au
Website: Hobsons Bay City Council (Opens in new window)