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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Certain businesses are required to be licensed under the Health Act including hairdressers and camping grounds.

Premises are inspected regularly and registered annually.

Hairdressers

All hairdressing premises are required to comply with the Health (Hairdressing) Regulations 1980.

Basic requirements of the premises are included in our Conduct Items for Hairdressers guide​ (PDF, 100KB).

Registration is renewed each year on 30 June or if the business changes hands. Premises are inspected on an annual basis (the fee for this inspection is included in the renewal fee) unless a complaint is received, in which case an inspection outside of the annual basis will be conducted.

A completed Application for Registration as a Hairdresser​ (PDF, 402KB) must be submitted to us. An environmental health officer will contact you for an opening inspection. You may not open until registration has been made and the environmental health officer has approved opening of the premises. An application fee is required to be submitted with the application.  Please refer to our Fees and Cha​rges Schedule​ (PDF, 551KB) for the appropriate fee.

Camping grounds

All camping grounds are required to comply with the Camping Grounds Regulations 1985  unless a special exemption for some aspects has been granted by the council.

Registration is renewed each year on 30 June or if the business changes hands. Premises are inspected on an annual basis (the fee for this inspection is included in the renewal fee) unless a complaint is received in which case an inspection outside of the annual basis will be conducted.

A completed Application for Registration of a Camping Ground​ (PDF, 402KB) must be submitted to us for new and renewal registrations. An environmental health officer will contact you for an opening inspection. You may not open until registration has been completed and the environmental health officer has approved opening of the premises. An application fee is required with the application. Please refer to our Fees and Charges Schedule (PDF, 551KB)​ for the applicable fee.​​​

To apply for special exemption, complete an Application for Exemption from Camping-Grounds Regulations 1985 (PDF, 2.22MB).

How to arrange contact with our Environmental Health team

We encourage you to seek feedback and/or request further advice at an early stage.

By phone or email

If you would like a member of the team to call or email you to discuss your enquiry, phone us on (07) 315 3030 to lodge a call or email return request or click here to use our Request a call or email return online form.

In person

If you would like to come in and meet with a member of the team, phone us on (07) 315 3030 to lodge an appointment request or click here to use our Request an appointment online form.

How long will it take us to respond?

We have set a service standard of 5 days to call or email you back to either discuss your enquiry or set an appointment date and time. We have a service standard of 10 working days to have the appointment with you.

If your request is urgent, please note this on the form and we will do our best to respond as quickly as we can - we are a small team though and this is not always possible. Any change to our service timeframes is at the discretion of the Planning and Regulatory Manager.​​


 

Page reviewed: 04 Jul 2018 11:30am