Apply for a special treatment premises licence
Changes to your existing special treatment premises
If you run an establishment for special treatments you may require a licence for your premises.
Special treatments include:
semi-permanent skin colouring
Your application may be refused for one of the following reasons:
the premises are not suitable
there is a likelihood of nuisance being caused in the area
the people giving the treatments are not suitably qualified
the safety of equipment is not satisfactory
there is a question as to the safety of the treatment being given
How to apply
You can apply online:
The fee for a special treatment premises registration is £226.
You need to submit details of your qualifications and/or experience and public liability insurance certificate with the application.
When we receive your application, we may arrange for an inspection of the premises by an authorised officer of the council.
Before granting a registration we will consider the findings of this inspection and consider your suitability and that of the premises.
How long will it take to process my application?
We aim to process your application within 28 days of receiving it. Please contact us if you have not heard from us by the end of this period.
Please contact us first. There is no formal right of appeal to a magistrate's court or Crown Court in respect of a refusal to grant a special treatment premises registration.
The relevant legislation is Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30).