Registration of Public Health Business Premises - Swan Hill Rural 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

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $300.00

Skin penetration or beauty procedures. Fee for 2020-21.

Renew Renewal All $175.00

Hairdresser only. Fee for 2020-21.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration of Skin Penetration Premises Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Transfer All Application to Transfer Registration of Health Premises - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Transfer All Transfer Registration of a Hairdresser's Shop or Beauty Parlour Application - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Transfer All Transfer Registration of Skin Penetration Premises Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 Victoria

Administering agency

Swan Hill Rural 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 Department

Operating address: 45 Splatt Street
Swan Hill, Victoria 3585
Mailing address: PO BOX 488
Swan Hill, Victoria 3585
Phone: 03 5036 2333
Fax: 03 5036 2340
Email: health@swanhill.vic.gov.au
Website: Swan Hill Rural City Council (Opens in new window)