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Online Form - Application of a Lodging House

 

A lodging house is defined under the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 any building or structure, permanent or otherwise, and any part thereof, in which provision is made for lodging or boarding of more than six persons, exclusive of the family of the keeper thereof, for hire or reward.

 There are three types of lodging house:

 Recreational Campsite

  1. Situated on a campsite principally used for
    1. Recreational, sporting, religious, ethnic or educational pursuits; or
    2. Conferences or conventions; and
  2. Where the period of occupancy of any lodger is not more than 14 consecutive days and includes youth camps, you education camps, church camps and riding schools.

 Serviced Apartment - A lodging house in which each sleeping apartment, or group of sleeping apartments in common occupancy, is provided with its own sanitary conveniences and may have its own cooking facilities.

 Short Term Hostel – means a lodging house where the period of occupancy of any lodger is not more than 14 consecutive days and includes a youth hostel or a back packer hostel, guesthouse or bed and breakfast.

 Lodging houses are approved through Council and renewed annually in August each year.

 Please include a detailed site plan with your application.

If you have any questions or concerns with the application process please contact the Shire of Exmouth Environmental Health Services on 9949 3000.

As a lodging house to be classified as:



Description of Lodging-House:

ROOMS FOR PRIVATE USE

ROOMS FOR LODGERS

SANITARY CONVENIENCE OF MALE LODGERS

SANITARY CONVENIENCE FOR FEMALE LODGERS

LAUNDRY FACILITIES 

Lodgers meals will be provided by:


Will the keeper reside at the residence?

DECLARATION

Declaration

 
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