For information about opening and running a hairdressing salon in the Whakatane District read the guides below, or call us on 07 306 0500 to speak with an Environmental Health Officer.
Establishing a Hairdressing Salon
This guide includes information about how to gain the Certificate of Registration required to operate a salon, site and layout plans, and regulations relating to hairdressing salons in the Whakatane District. Compliance with the Health (Hairdressers) Regulations 1980 is required.
Establishing a Hairdressing Salon Guide - (PDF, 72Kb)
This guide includes information about hygiene, sanitary practices, towels and coverings, refreshments and regulations.
Hairdressers Conduct Guide - (PDF, 79Kb)
Certificate of Registration
To apply for a Certificate of Registration please download and complete the form below. After completing the application form please return with the lodgement fee to Customer Services at the Council offices.
Hairdressers Certificate of Registration Application Form - (PDF, 276Kb)
Transfer a Certificate of Registration
To transfer a Certificate of Registration if you sell your business, you’ll need to complete the application form below and return it to the Council’s Customer Services Centre, with the transfer fee.
Transfer of a Certificate of Registration Application Form - (PDF, 26 Kb)
Forms are also available at the Council.