Setting up a new Hairdressing, Beauty and Body Art Business

Please refer to:

Both guidelines will assist you in ensuring your business meets the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009.

Please note: Massage, saunas, flotation tanks, gymnasium equipment and alternative therapies do not require registration with Council's Health Unit. Read more: Physical therapies – infection prevention and control.

*Other permits may be required, for example Town Planning.

Approvals and permits

Council now offers a streamlined online single application form and specialist customer service through a Business Application Officer to assist you up front and throughout your permit process (checklists and tools to guide you through assessing and applying for the right permits). Visit: Starting or Buying a Business - Business Application Form

Payment

Relevant fees apply to each permit. The Business Application Officer will arrange payment after you have completed the online application.

Permit Fees (pdf, 86KB)

Payment methods.

  • By fax (credit card) - complete the Payment form (pdf, 114KB) with your credit card details and fax to 03 9518 3444
  • In person (cash/cheque/credit) -  293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley  OR  3 Atherton Road, Oakleigh
  • By mail - forward cheque or money order to Public Health Unit, PO Box 1, GLEN WAVERLEY  VIC  3150
    Please do not send cash through the mail.           

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Last updated: 25 August 2019