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

12 months, unless otherwise indicated on the permit.

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Health premise plan assessment. Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Application All

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

Apply Transfer All

Fifty percent of registration fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Register a Premises Under the Public Health & Wellbeing Act - DOC (Opens in new window)
Renew All Renewal of Health Premises Registration - Please contact the responsible agency/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 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

Moreland 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

Moreland City Council

Operating address: 90 Bell Street
Coburg, Victoria 3058
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 10
Moreland, Victoria 3058
Phone: 03 9240 1111
Fax: 03 9240 1212
Email: info@moreland.vic.gov.au
Website: Moreland City Council (Opens in new window)