Hairdressing, beauty and skin penetration businesses

If you operate a hairdressing salon, beauty salon or business that performs skin penetration procedures, you must register with Parkes Shire Council.

Development Consent will be required if your business conducts any of the below skin penetration procedures:

  • nail technician including cuticle cutting
  • microdermabrasion
  • waxing
  • acupuncture
  • tattooing
  • colonic irrigation
  • electroloysis
  • derma-roller
  • ear piercing
  • body piercing
  • cosmetic enhancement
  • semi-permanent makeup.

You must also update your business details with Council if you purchase or takeover a business of this type.

For further information, contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 6862 2333 or via email at