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.

Exemptions

Businesses that are exempt from this registration include:

  • registered dentists
  • registered medical professionals
  • registered nurses or midwives
  • registered podiatrists
  • registered acupuncturists
  • an approved pathology collection centre
  • a service where human tissue, fluids or body products are analysed that is not primarily a pathology service
  • any mobile hairdresser or beauty therapist
    or
  • a public or private hospital service.

Please note that commercial tanning units are banned in Victoria.

Eligibility Requirements

Please refer to council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.

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

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 12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $226.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Transfer Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other -

Fifty percent of the applicable annual registration fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Registration of Health Premises - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply New Premises / Pre-Purchase Request for Environmental Health Department Inspection - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply Notification of Closure of Food / Health Premises - PDF (Opens in new window)
Transfer Application to Transfer Registration of Health Premises - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Hepburn Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Department

Operating address: Customer Service Centre Cnr Duke & Albert Streets
Daylesford
Victoria 3460
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Daylesford, Victoria 3460
Phone: 03 5348 2306
Fax: 03 5348 2911
Email: shire@hepburn.vic.gov.au
Website: Hepburn Shire Council (Opens in new window)