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

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 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.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $216.00

Hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Single Procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $319.00

Hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Multiple procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

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

Additional inspections. Fees range between $129 (single procedure) and $175 (multiple procedure), please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $200.00

Hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Single procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $295.00

Hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Multiple Procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Renewal Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $200.00

Hair & beauty - Mobile procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Transfer Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $247.00

Urgent transfer for hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Single procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Transfer Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $278.00

Urgent transfer for hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Multiple procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Transfer Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $268.00

Hair, beauty, skin penetration & tattooing - Multiple procedure. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Submitting Plans for Health or Prescribed Accommodation Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply Application for Registration of Personal Care and Body Art Industry Premises under the Health Act - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Transfer Application to Transfer Registration of Health Premises - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Mildura Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Operating address: 108 Madden Avenue
Mildura, Victoria 3500
Mailing address: PO BOX 105
Mildura, Victoria 3502
Phone: 03 5018 8216
Fax: 03 5021 1899
Email: health@mildura.vic.gov.au
Website: Mildura Rural City Council (Opens in new window)