Registration of a 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.

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) and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.
Your eligibility for this registration is based on the following requirements:

  • The clean, sanitary and hygienic condition of the premises;
  • The use of sterile equipment for skin penetration;
  • The disposal of equipment contaminated with blood;
  • The personal hygiene of each person who works in the business;
  • The easy accessibility of hand washing facilities; and
  • The 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

12 months, or as otherwise indicated on the permit

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $115.00

New premise. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application $213.00

Hairdresser / makeup once off registration. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Inspection $210.00

Premise inspection fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal -

Health premise (excluding hairdressers and makeup) fees range between $147 and $345, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer -

Fifty percent of applicable fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Plans Approval - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply Application for Plans Approval (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Darebin City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Health Department

Darebin City Council

Phone: 03 8470 8468
Fax: 03 9261 4880
Email: health@darebin.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au (Opens in new window)