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All hairdressers, beauty therapists, nail technicians, tattooists, ear/body piercers and colonic irrigation businesses including any mobile businesses must be registered with Benalla Rural City Council under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.

Registration
To register a new Personal Care and Body Art business please submit a floor plan of the layout of the proposed premises including the location of all fixtures, fittings, equipment and a description of the materials used to finish all surfaces such as benches, floors and walls.

An Application to Register a Health Premises must be completed and submitted to Council with the applicable fee.

An inspection of the proposed premises must be undertaken by an Environmental Health Officer followed by a final inspection prior to the commencement of the business.

Note that the business must not operate until it has been registered with Council and a Certificate of Registration has been granted.

Please refer to the Department of Health for industry guidelines and client fact sheets for the Personal Care and Body Art Industry.

Please contact the Environmental Health Team on 5760 2683 for further information and assistance.

 
Transfer of Registration
If you are buying or selling an existing personal care and body art business, transfer of registration must be completed and submitted to Council together with the applicable fee.

Note that prior to purchasing a business the prospective purchaser can request a pre-purchase inspection report from Environmental Health. Please complete the Request for Information and Documents form and obtain the consent from the current proprietor and return this to Council with the applicable fee.
 
Guidelines
Please refer to the following guidelines and facts sheets for more information on the health standards to be met by Personal Care and Body Art businesses under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.

Health Guidelines for personal care and body art industries

Benalla Rural City Council Hairdressing Information Sheet

Benalla Rural City Council Beauty Therapists Information Sheet
 
Headlice
For the current information on Headlice including treatment measures please visit the Department of Health website.

For further information please call on the Environmental Health team on 5760 2683
 

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