Whare mirimiri, hākinakina, hōpua kaukau, mahi horoinga ā-whēkau
Massage clinics, gyms, swimming pools, colon hydrotherapy
The following businesses do not require health protection licence to operate:
- Public swimming pools.
- Fitness centres and gyms.
- Colon hydrotherapy clinics.
- Commercial sex industry (brothels).
- Massage clinics.
All of these businesses must still meet the standards of the Health and Hygiene Bylaw 2013 and our codes of practice.
How to open a new business
Your new business may need a resource consent and/or building consent before it can begin to operate.
Before you open new premises, you need to:
- Check with one of our planning officers if it is appropriate for you to operate your business at the address. Some areas of the city are zoned to prevent commercial activity. Our planners will also advise you about operating requirements in the area, including parking and lighting. Please
contact us to discuss your plans.
- Get a building consent. You will need this if you are building a new premises or altering an existing building. Examples of work that needs building consent include: building and plumbing alterations, partitions and ventilation.
Contact us to discuss your plans.
|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|
|Install, check, repair or replace a residential swimming pool or spa||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool||Install, check, repair or replace a residential swimming pool or spa||Check if you need a consent to put in or remove a pool or spa. Information on pool inspections. View pool safety videos and find out how to apply for a consent.||aspx|
|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 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|
|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 and beauty licence fees||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/business-licences/health-beauty-businesses/Pages/Health-and-beauty-licence-fees.aspx||Health and beauty licence fees||Assess and register health protection and hairdresser’s licences as providing either a single basic, multiple basic, single high risk or multiple high risk services.||aspx|