Hairdressing, beauty and tattooing
To start a hairdressing, beauty salon, piercing or tattoo business in Port Stephens you will need to take the following steps:
You will need to contact Council to determine whether development consent is required. If consent is required, you will need to lodge the appropriate plans and paperwork for Council to assess.
Once you have the appropriate consents, you will need to register your business Council by filling out the following registration form: Business Registration Form
Once the inspection has taken place, you will be advised by Council when it is okay to commence operations.
- Registration eForm - Hairdressing, Beauty or Skin Penetration Business (PDF 676KB) Please Note - eForms must be downloaded and opened in Acrobat Reader to be submitted.
- Guidelines for the Construction & Operation of Hair/Skin/Beauty Premises (PDF 1.5MB)