It's time to switch: Green lid bins (food and garden waste) are collected weekly from August and red landfill bins every fortnight, to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.
Due to COVID-19 impacts and winter illnesses, Monash Maternal and Child Health are experiencing extreme staff shortages. Children booked between 10.08.2022 – 28.08.2022 for their 18m, 2y and 3.5yr Key Age and Stage will be contacted by our service to be rescheduled for September. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.
Due to COVID staff shortages, between 12.30pm-2pm until the end of August, calls will be directed to our after-hours service for follow-up. Thank you for your understanding.
Prior to buying or selling an existing prescribed accommodation, Monash Council advises you to organise an inspection of the premises under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.
An inspection of Prescribed Accommodation must be arranged by the current business proprietor.
To arrange an inspection of prescribed accommodation prior to selling, the current business proprietor must lodge and apply online for the inspection and pay the relevant fees.
The applicable fees include the inspection and a report that will be provided within the nominated timeframes:
Apply for Inspection
The current business proprietor is able to provide this report to anyone seeking a copy of the report.
Before settlement occurs, the purchaser is required to complete an Application to Register the prescribed accommodation (Approvals and Permits).
Council now offers a streamlined online single application and specialist customer service through a Business Application Officer to help you upfront and throughout your permit process (checklists and tools to guide you through assessing and applying for the right permits). Visit: Starting or Buying a Business - Business Application
If you wish to renew Registration for your Business, you can do it online or in person at Monash Civic Centre or Oakleigh Service Centre.
Prescribed accommodation includes any residential accommodation, hotel, motel, hostel, student dormitory, holiday camp or rooming house.
The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 requires that these businesses are registered with Council.
For the public health requirements for operating prescribed accommodation, please see the Prescribed Accommodation Public Health Regulations.
There are many rooming houses registered with Monash Council’s Public Health Unit. A rooming house is defined as a residence where one or more rooms are available for occupancy when rent is paid, and four or more unrelated people live in the building.
To see if a rooming house is registered, please check with Consumer Affairs Victoria. Consumer Affairs Victoria also has requirements for the operation of rooming houses.
Council regularly inspects all registered rooming houses and prescribed accommodation in the City of Monash.
Student accommodation is housing, outside the family home, and used by students as their place of residence. It can be either:
Traditionally, this is provided through various housing types that satisfy different student needs and budgets. Apart from those who live at home, the main options are:
Check that prescribed accommodation is registered before you sign an agreement.
To make a complaint, or inquire about registration, please call Council's Customer Service Team on 9518 3555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When registering your prescribed accommodation, be aware that Council’s Building, Public Health and Town Planning departments all have requirements. Read this document for more information: BLD0390 - Requirements for Shared Accommodation(PDF, 849KB)