Licences and approvals

Council's Environmental and Public Health Services regulate premises across the region under the provisions of various pieces of legislation. 

All premises are to e built and operated in accordance with legislative requirements.  Legislation specifici to the type of operation is included in the list below: 

  • Food Premises are regulated under the provisions of the Food Act 2006, Food Safety Standards and Australian Standard 4674.  For further information and application advice please visit our Food Safety Page»
  • Personal Appearances (body piercing, tattooing, hairdressers, beauty salons etc) are regulated under the provisions of the Public Health (Infection Control of Personal Appearance Services) Act 2003.  For further information and application please visit this relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • Environmentally Relevant Activities are regulated under the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1994.  For further information and application please visit the relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • Accommodation with Shared Facilities are regulated under the provisions of 'Council's Local Laws'.  For further information and application please visit the relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • Caravan Parks & Camping Grounds are regulated under the provisions of Council's Local Laws. For further information and application please visit the relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • Footpath Dining is regulated under Council's Local Laws. For further information and application advice please visit the relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • Mobile and Stationary Roadside Stalls are regulated under Council's Local Laws. For further information and application please visit the relevant section of the LG Toolbox website here»
  • A Bed Bug Management Plan is available for all Accommodation Facilities and can be viewed here».  

Council's Environmental and Public Health Services aims to ensure local businesses comply with the various requirements and are available to provide advice on how to meet legislative requirements.  All relevant application forms can also be found here on our website in our Forms area»

FEATURE LINKS