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 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 is valid until 31 December each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $144.00

Hairdressing and / or temporary make-up. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application $144.00 Beauty therapy (excluding temporary make-up). Fees for 2016-17.
Apply Application $201.00 Skin penetration and colonic irrigation. Fees for 2016-17.
Renew Renewal $201.00

Skin penetration and colonic irrigation. Fees for 2016-17.

Renew Renewal $144.00

Beauty therapy (excluding temporary make-up). Fees for 2016-17.

Transfer Transfer $98.00

Skin penetration and colonic irrigation. Fees for 2016-17.

Transfer Transfer $77.00

Beauty therapy (excluding temporary make-up). Fees for 2016-17.

Transfer Transfer $144.00

Hairdressing and / or temporary make-up. Fees for 2016-17

Administering agency

Surf Coast Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Surf Coast Shire Council

Operating address: 1 Merrijig Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Mailing address: PO BOX 350
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Phone: 03 5261 0600
Fax: 03 5261 0525
Email: info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Surf Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)