Public Health

Rental Holiday House Registration

If you own a holiday home in Bass Coast that can accommodate six or more people and it is let out for paid holiday accommodation, under the regulations in the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, your property is classified as 'Prescribed Accommodation' and by law it must be registered.

Registrations are valid for a calendar year (1 January 1 to 31 December) and must be renewed annually.

We have put together a Holiday House Information Pack (PDF 966kb) to provide you with more information and an explanation of what is required.

To register your property, you will need to:

  • Fill in a Holiday House Registration Form (PDF 582kb);
  • Pay a registration fee; and
  • Provide a basic floor plan of your property, including the dimensions of the rooms and the number of people who can be accommodated.
Fee Schedule for 2016-17
Number of people Fee
6-15 people $288
16 - 25 people $350

You may be eligible for a 50% fee reduction

A 50% discount on fees is available for property owners who use a real estate agent to manage all bookings. Owners who manage their own bookings are also eligible for the discounted rate if they prepare a Management Plan using Council’s template management plan (DOC 2.6MB).

Please talk to one of Council’s Environmental Health Officers on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 if you have any concerns or need more information.

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