Public Health and Wellbeing premises registration (new business)

The following premises must be registered with Council:

1. Register your health premises

To register health premises with Council:

Submit a New Health Premises pre-application form

New health premises pre-application form

To assist with assessing your application, provide information on the type of treatments and services you will be offering, a plan of the premises identifying the fittings, finishes and workflow of the premises.   Your application will be assessed for compliance with the Infection prevention and control guidelines for hair, beauty, tattooing and skin penetration industries (2019), Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 and the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008. A Community Health team member will contact you to discuss your application.

Applications will be processed within 10 business days.  

Once your application is received an invoice for payment will be emailed to you. 

Other Council permits

You may require other Council permits for your application. View our Starting or Growing Your Business page for further information on permits you may need. 

2. Fit out your business

Once your application is assessed and approved, you can fit out your business knowing you are meeting all requirements.

3. Application to register

You will be given permission to trade after:

  • a registration inspection
  • the lodgement of an Application to Register form
  • payment of the applicable fee.


Pre-Application fees - personal care premises

  • $198

Registration fees (annual renewal)

Risk 1 (tattooing skin penetration) $345
Risk 2 (beauty treatment) $278
Risk 3 (hairdressing, temporary make-up only) $215

Registration ongoing/one off registration

  • $290

Please note: these fees are subject to change each financial year. 

Ongoing requirements

Once registered, premises will be:

Hairdressing and temporary make-up premises are eligible to apply for an ongoing registration if:

  • only hairdressing and/or temporary make-up services are offered
  • the business remains at the same address
  • the proprietor remains the same.

Further information

For further information on registering your premise, please contact Council on 1300 88 22 33.