Registration of Public Health Business Premises - 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.

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 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 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.

Registration may be transferred to another person or premises. Planning approval to conduct the business may also be necessary in some circumstances.

State government regulations relating to requirements for this approval can be found at http://www.health.vic.gov.au/ideas/regulations/hlth_guidelines.

Duration

Registration generally remains in force until 31 December each year or for the period of twelve months from the date of registration, if so 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 $315.00

New Registration. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Inspection All $215.00

Request Health Inspection and Report. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Renewal All $210.00

Annual Renewal for Existing Business. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Transfer All $105.00

Transfer Ownership of Existing Business. Fees for 2019-20.

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 Victoria

Administering agency

Pyrenees Shire 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:

Local Laws Officer

Pyrenees Shire Council

Operating address: 5 Lawrence Street
Beaufort, Victoria 3373
Phone: 03 5349 1100
Fax: 03 5349 2068
Email: pyrenees@pyrenees.vic.gov.au
Website: Pyrenees Shire Council (Opens in new window)