Under the Nottinghamshire County Council Act 1985 any establishment that is used for or represented as being or intended to be used for the reception or treatment of persons requiring:

  • massage; or
  • electric treatment of radiant heat, light, electric vapour or sauna or other baths for therapeutic treatment; or
  • other similar treatment.

Has to apply to the District Council for a licence.

Massage

A licence will be required for any premises used for the administration of these treatments.

Special Treatments

These include electric treatment, radiant heat, light or electric vapour treatment or sauna or other baths for therapeutic treatment; or other similar treatment. This includes Laser/ Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatment and UV light. Please note treatments like teeth whitening can only be administered by either a qualified Dental Nurse or Dental Practitioner.

Any establishment that offers UV Tanning equipment has to be licensed and there is a separate application form and conditions.
Any Laser or IPL treatment has to be licensed and these have a separate application form and conditions.

Making an application

To apply, renew or transfer your existing licence, you can print the application form in the downloads section on this page and post to the address on the top of this page or email the completed form to Environmental Health You can pay online at the link below. Please write you receipt number on your application form.

Please allow six weeks from receipt of your application for it to be processed. We consult local councillors, the Police and contact any referees stated on the application prior to granting the licence.

If you have a new therapist start at the salon before your licence is due to be renewed please complete the new therapist form and return the form to us by either post or email.

Sunbeds/Sun Showers

For any UV tanning equipment, To apply, renew or transfer your existing licence, you can print the application form in the downloads section on this page and post to the address on the top of this page or email the completed form to Environmental Health. You can pay online at the link below. Please write you receipt number on your application form.

New regulations from April 2011 impose additional duties on sunbed businesses through the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010.

Lasers and Intense Pulse Light Treatments.

As of the 1 October 2010 providers in England of Class 3B and 4 Lasers and intense pulse light treatments for non-surgical procedures such as hair removal and tattoo removal will no longer have to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

These providers will now be regulated by the Local Authority. Providers within Nottinghamshire will need to be licensed with their local authorities to carry out any treatment that users a Class 3B and 4 laser or an intense pulse light system.

To apply, renew or transfer your existing licence, you can print the application form in the downloads section on this page and post to the address on the top of this page or email the completed form to Environmental Health. You can pay online at the link below. Please write you receipt number on your application form.

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Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

customerservices@
nsdc.info

01636 650000

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