Hairdressing and Skin Penetration

tattoo.jpgEnvironmental Health Officers manage the registration and inspection of skin penetration and hairdressing premises. We are able to provide guidance to new and existing operators on applying the Skin Penetration Regulations and Code of Practice and the Hairdressing Establishment Regulations.

If you are thinking about opening a hairdressing premises, this Guideline – Hairdressing(PDF, 375KB) will assist.

If you are considering opening a skin penetration establishment, or renovating an existing premises, please refer to our Guideline – Skin penetration.(PDF, 657KB)

All applications for hairdressing or skin penetration establishments must be submitted using the Application – Approval of a health premises(PDF, 242KB). The applicable fees appear on the form.

If the information that you are looking for is not here, please phone 9781 0444 and ask to speak to someone in Environmental Health.