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Beauty, Hair & Tattoo Businesses

To ensure public safety, Beauty, Hair and Tattoo business premises are assessed by an Environmental Health Officer for compliance under the Public Health Act 2011.

Opening a new business?

If you are planning on opening or taking over a hairdresser, beauty salon or tattoo parlour, please complete the notification form and send into Council for access to our regular information.

Hairdresser, Beauty and Skin Penetration Notification Form

Along with the requirements above, you may require planning approval to open the new business.

D23. Change of Land Use

D22. Working from Home


If you have concerns about a particular skin penetration establishment and their level of infection control you are encouraged to raise your concerns with an Environmental Health Officer at the City of Charles Sturt.  Please contact our Environmental Health Department on 8408 1111.

Information for the public

Are you considering getting a tattoo or piercing?

Most people go to established studios that are required to work with high standards of infection control to reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as hepatitis B, C and HIV/AIDS. Others may place their health at risk by going to amateurs.

The following links provide information to help you find the right body artist to ensure your health and safety:

Healthy Body Art, brochure for consumers on healthy tattooing and piercing

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