The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 requires that all hairdressers, beauty therapists, nail salons, tattooists, ear/body piercers, and colonic irrigation businesses register with Council before commencing trade.
Follow these steps to register your business:
All applicants must first contact Council’s Town Planning and Building Department on 9262 6421 to obtain written information as to whether:
Provide a copy of this documentation to the Environmental Health Unit before continuing to the next step.
Where a building permit is required, please:
For information regarding the town planning requirements please visit http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Forms-Planning.html.
For information regarding the building requirements http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Forms-Building.html.
It is recommended that you submit plans as part of the Application for Pre-Registration. This will assist in approving your registration efficiently by ensuring that the premises comply with relevant standards and minimise the risk of having to undertake costly remedial work. The service also incorporates the costs associated with onsite progress and final inspections.
To obtain a Pre-registration Application for plans, contact the Environmental Health Unit on 9262 6197 or email your request to email@example.com together with a copy of your town planning and building documentation.
If you have lodged plans, you are entitled to progress inspections during construction.
Where plans have been submitted, during construction, contact the Environmental Health Unit to organise a progress inspection. This inspection assesses compliance with the requirements of the Food Act and Food Standards Code.
Once the fit out of the premises is completed:
For information about how to fit out a premises and the process of registration, contact the Environmental Health Unit on 9262 6197.
379-397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading, Victoria 3131Australia
Tel: (03) 9262 6333 Fax: (03) 9262 6490Email: firstname.lastname@example.org