Safety protocols and closures are in place for Council facilities. Due to Covid-19 social distancing rules, the extraordinary Council meeting (Three Waters) on Monday 27 September will be closed to the public. Instead the meeting will be livestreamed on our Council Facebook page: facebook.com/WhangareiDCFind out more about our safety protocols:
These business types are required to obtain a health licence from Council:
To use any premises as a hairdressing business, you must be registered with Council and hold a current certificate of registration and comply with the Health (Hairdressers) Regulations 1980. This applies whether you are working from a commercial premises or your home.
A hairdressers licence is renewable on an annual basis, and a renewal reminder letter will be sent out prior to the required renewal date.
Setting up a Hairdressers Business Guidance
Mortuaries and funeral director businesses must be registered and undergo inspection on an annual basis.
Mortuaries must comply with the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966.
Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966
Funeral directors must comply with the Health (Burial) Regulations 1946.
Health (Burial) Regulations 1946
A renewal reminder letter will be sent out prior to the required renewal date.
Application for registration as a Funeral Director
In accordance with the Camping Ground Regulations 1985, if you operate a Camping Ground, you must be registered with the Council.
Camping Ground Regulations 1985
A camping ground licence is renewable on an annual basis, and a renewal reminder letter will be sent out prior to the required renewal date.
Camping grounds preparing and selling food products to the public are also required to register under The Food Act 2014.
The Food Act 2014
If you want to register a health business in Whangārei, you can register using this form.
Notice of Intention to register a health business(PDF, 100KB)
Please fill out this application form if the occupier for a health business has changed.
Change of occupier application form
Beauty Therapy, Tattooing and Piercing businesses do not need to register in Whangārei. This may change in future.
If you are a customer of one of these businesses and you believe that your health has been affected during a visit, you can lodge a complaint with Council.
Phone: 09 430 4200
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