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Health and beauty licence fees
Schedule of fees and charges for health protection and hairdresser’s licences
The fees and charges included in this section apply to businesses providing a service that:
- pierces the skin
- risks breaking the skin
- risks burning the skin.
Low risk (single or multiple basic service)
- Manicure and pedicure
- Laser treatment/pulsed light
- Hair removal.
High risk (single or multiple high risk service)
- Derma rolling / Stamping
- Body piercing
- Red vein treatment
- Traditional tool tattooing.
We will assess and register businesses as providing either a single basic service, multiple basic services, single high risk service or multiple high risk services.
Only one annual fee is needed for each licensee.
Health licence fees are non-refundable and are not pro-rated.
Under the Health and Hygiene Bylaw 2013
, members of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists (Acupuncture NZ) or the New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority (NZASA) are exempt from our licensing and code of practice requirements.
Health protection licence fees
Read fee table.
|Category|| Fee (incl. GST)|
|Single basic service - A single service which is categorised as a risk of breaking or burning skin. ||$281|
|Single high risk service - A single service which is categorised as piercing the skin e.g. acupuncture, body piercing , derma rolling, electrolysis, extractions, red vein treatment, stamping, tattooing or traditional tattooing. ||$423|
|Multiple basic services - More than one service which is categorised as a risk of breaking or burning skin. ||$351|
|Multiple high risk services - More than one service which is categorised as piercing the skin e.g. acupuncture, body piercing , derma rolling, electrolysis, extractions, red vein treatment, stamping, tattooing or traditional tattooing. ||$423|
Note: Where inspection or re-inspection is required, our normal hourly rates for regulatory services apply.
Read fee table.
|Description|| Hourly rate (incl. GST)|
|Technical Level 2: Building – Residential 2, 3 and all Commercial, Planning, Engineering, Monitoring, Subdivisions, other – All Senior, Intermediate||$198|
|Technical Level 3: All areas – Manager, Project lead, Legal services, Team Leaders, Principals||$210|
|Administration (all areas)||$111|
Notes to the table:
- All work performed by council officers. Position titles vary across the Auckland Council regulatory departments.
- Charges apply to environmental health and bylaw licensing services including health protection, hairdressers and the remainder of environmental health and licensing. Food Act actions are charged at an hourly rate of $155 (including GST).
Hairdresser business licence
The annual licensing fees for hairdresser business is the same across the region. All fees are annual and cover the cost of inspections. The annual fee is non-refundable and is not pro-rated.
There are no separate inspection fees (unless there is significant non-compliance).
Read fee table.
|Licence|| Fee (incl. GST)|
|Hairdresser licence ||$245|
|Signs||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/signs||Signs||If you own a business and you want to put up a business sign, check which signs you are able to display in your area.||aspx||Signs|
|Health and beauty businesses - Codes of practice||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/health-beauty-businesses/health-beauty-businesses-codes-of-practice||Health and beauty businesses - Codes of practice||Health and beauty businesses must follow certain codes of practice.||aspx||Health licensing|
|Health and Hygiene Bylaw 2013||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/bylaws/Pages/health-and-hygiene-bylaw.aspx||Health and Hygiene Bylaw 2013||Find out what this bylaw does, which commercial services require a licence, and view or download a copy of the bylaw.||aspx||Bylaw|
|Home-based businesses||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/Pages/home-based-businesses.aspx||Home-based businesses||Home based businesses must follow certain rules.||aspx||Home based business|
|Complain about a health and beauty business||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/health-beauty-businesses/Pages/Complain-about-a-health-and-beauty-business.aspx||Complain about a health and beauty business||Complaints and concerns about a health and beauty business.||aspx||Health, beauty, leisure and hygiene|
|Massage clinics, gyms, swimming pools, colon hydrotherapy||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/health-beauty-businesses/Pages/Massage-clinics-gyms-swimming-pools-colon-hydrotherapy.aspx||Massage clinics, gyms, swimming pools, colon hydrotherapy||Steps to follow when opening a massage clinic, gym, swimming pool or colon hydrotherapy business.||Guide||aspx||Beauty and hair removal services
Swimming and spa pools