Premises fit-out and approval requirements

Hairdressers, beauty salons and skin penetration premises may be required to obtain relevant planning approvals and liquid trade waste approvals from Council prior to carrying out any works.

New premises or alterations to existing premises need to meet the relevant requirements of:

The HRHEC Guidelines for the Construction and Operation of Hairdressing, Beauty and Skin Penetration Premises has been developed to assist in complying with the above requirements.

Mobile operators must write to Council seeking approval to operate. This should demonstrate in detail how you will comply with the legislated requirements in a mobile setting. Mobile operators will be subject to annual inspections like fixed premises.

Any premises conducting a skin penetration procedure must notify council of its existence prior to operating.