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New Prescribed Accommodation Premises

The following premises must be registered with Council:

  • hotels/motels
  • hostels
  • student dormitories
  • holiday camps
  • residential accommodation
  • rooming houses

Community Health requirements

In order to register your prescribed accommodation premises, you will be asked to submit detailed plans of the accommodation, which clearly indicate elements such as the number of bedrooms, the size of each room and number of bathrooms. An Environmental Health Officer will contact you after they have assessed your application.

You may require a building and/or planning permits. To contact Building Services, please phone 9298 4327. For further information on planning, please visit the planning section of our website

New Prescribed Accommodation Premises

New Prescribed Accommodation Premises Pre-Application Form

New Prescribed Accommodation Premises Pre-Application Form

Please complete the form above and return it with plans and payment to Council’s Community Health team:

PO Box 156
Ringwood
Victoria, 3134 

Alternatively, email it to maroondah@maroondah.vic.gov.au or visit one of Council’s Service Centres

To discuss your application in more detail, including associated fees, please contact the Community Health team on 1300 88 22 33 or email maroondah@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Ongoing requirements

Once registered the premises will be:

  • inspected annually to ensure the accommodation complies with the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009
  • renewed annually on 1 January each year.

Failure to register prescribed accommodation

Under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 failure of a natural person to register prescribed accommodation with their municipal Council may result in a fine of 4 penalty units. Failure of a body corporate to register prescribed accommodation with a municipal council may result in a fine of 10 penalty units.

Further information

For further information on new prescribed accommodation premises, phone Council on 1300 88 22 33.  

26/09/2019
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