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Gritting Advice Rossendale

Health and Beauty

Health and beauty

All premises carrying out the following businesses must register with the Council:-

  • Piercing
  • Tattooing
  • Electrolysis
  • Acupuncture
  • Semi permanent make-up

The proprietor of the business must also register. The current cost of any of the licences is £136.60 (2018/19)

These personal treatments are also subject to local bye-laws.

The premises are inspected to ensure they are adhering to the relevant byelaws and health and safety legislation. For example:

  • the cleansing and sterilisation of instruments,
  • materials and equipment
  • the cleanliness of premises and fittings
  • the cleanliness of employees

Body Piercers Legislation has recently been passed to allows the Council to require that businesses carrying out general body piercing be registered.

The cost of the licence 2018/19 is £136.60

Cosmetic Treatments application form

For further information or enquiries please contact Environmental Health on envhealth@rossendalebc.gov.uk