There is a piece of land I am interested in developing, but I am not sure what I am allowed to build on it?
The Town's Planning Officers can help with the zoning and whether your development is permitted or not. To confirm the zoning or find information relating to a site, head here.
Can I have alfresco dining?
You sure can! A Free-Trade Area permit needs to be obtained from the Town. More information and the application form can be found here.
How many car parking bays do I need for my business?
The number of car parking bays your business requires is based on the Town’s Parking Policy.
Different uses have different car parking requirements, reach out to the Town's Planning Officers for specifics by calling 9311 8111.
Once my business is ready to open are there any inspections required?
Environmental Health Officers will inspect food businesses, everything else is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Is this particular property suitable for the business I want to start?
The Town's Planning Officers can help with the zoning and if the use is permitted or not. To confirm the zoning or find information relating to a property, head here.
Do I need approval from council to start a business?
Most likely, although it will depend on the type of business you're starting, if you're operating from home or if you are taking over a premise. Reach out to the Town to confirm the approvals you need, either on 9311 8111 or email@example.com.
How do I run a business from home?
Contact the Town, as it will depend on the type of business. Planning approvals may be required if you need to make changes to your home and the Environmental Health team may need to be informed, especially if your business involves food.