Registration of Public Health Business Premises - Victoria

Description

You will be required to register your premises with the local council in which it is based 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.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 for registration to your local council, you must include:

  • an application on the approved form
  • information on the premises, as requested by the council
  • any additional information requested by the council (such as conditions of registration)
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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 on the permit

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees range between $265 and $305 according to the class of your business, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

General Miscellaneous All

Plan approval fees range between $110 and $165 according to the class of your business, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Transfer Transfer All

Fees range between $110 and $215 according to the class of your business, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

Frankston 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:

Environmental Health Officer

Frankston City Council

Operating address: 30 Davey Street
Frankston, Victoria 3199
Mailing address: PO BOX 490
Frankston, Victoria 3199
Toll Free: 1300 322 322
Phone: 03 9784 1888
Fax: 03 9784 1094
Email: info@frankston.vic.gov.au
Website: Frankston City Council (Opens in new window)