Beauty Salon, Tattooing, Body Piercing, Hairdressers

Beauty Salons and Skin Penetration Premises

Step 1.What You Need to Know

All beauty salons and skin penetration premises (including but not limited to: waxing, nail services, tattooing, semi-permanent makeup, piercing, and colonic lavage) within the Shire are required to be registered with Council and are routinely inspected to ensure compliance with the Public Health Act 2010 and Public Health Regulation 2022.

Please note: All hairdressing premises which also engage in any skin penetration procedures are required to be registered with Council.  

The fact sheets below highlight Council's expectations and what is required when constructing and operating a beauty salon and/or skin penetration premises.

Fact Sheet - Beauty, body art and skin penetration premises(PDF, 591KB)

Fact Sheet - Skin penetration business design and construction(PDF, 603KB)

Fact Sheet - Cleaning and sterilising requirements(PDF, 613KB)

Guidelines for Setting up a Home Based Beauty / Skin Penetration Business(PDF, 2MB)  

 

Step 2.Obtain Development Consent

Prior to registering your skin penetration business with Council you must have Development Consent to operate the business from your site. Development Consent may be obtained through a Development Application or a Complying Development Certificate. For information on lodging a Development Application click here or contact Council’s Duty Town Planner on 9843 0555.

 

Step 3.Register Your Business

To register a Skin Penetration Premises, fill out the application form below. 

If you require further information or require your premises to be registered contact Council on +61 2 9843 0555 or email council-publichealth@thehills.nsw.gov.au

Click here to view form.

Hairdressing Premises

Step 1.What You Need to Know

Please note: All hairdressing premises which also engage in any skin penetration procedures (such as ear piercing or waxing) are required to be registered with Council (see the Beauty Salon and Skin Penetration Premises tab).

Requirements for Hairdressers – Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 Schedule 2 Part 2

Hairdressing and Barbers – Hygiene Standards (www.health.nsw.gov.au)

Step 2.Register Your Business 

If you require further information or require your premises to be registered contact Council on +61 2 9843 0555 or email council-publichealth@thehills.nsw.gov.au