Do I need approval for my Home Based Business
A home based business is a small scale occupation or business operating in conjunction with the residential use of land by a resident of the property. As these businesses can vary in size, scale and nature they consequently have varying impacts on the amenity of the neighbourhood.
To view further information on whether you require planning approval please click here
Are you changing an existing land use
you are thinking about changing the land use of your business premises (for example changing from a shop to a restaurant), you may requires planning approval. For more information please click here
Planning for a New Development
When you are developing a new site you require planning approval prior to beginning construction. For more information and whether your development requires planning approval click here
Building your new premises
Before you commence construction of your new premises you may need a building permit. For further information please click here
Do I need a health approval for my business
Environmental Health relates to the practice of managing the health risks of a community. The City's Health Services has several programs that assess and manage risks, as well as providing direction and education to the business community. For more information click here
What I need to know about Retail Leases
Be aware of your rights under the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act. The act was recently amended which included some changes in landlord and leasee responsibilities.
If you have any planning or development queries, please contact the Planning and Development team on 9272 0622.