Council approvals for home based businesses

Various Council approvals are required depending on the category of home based business.

Category 1

Planning approval is not required but a letter of compliance (written planning advice) can be provided upon request. To obtain a letter of compliance, the following is required:

Health approvals - If you are running a family day care business and providing any food to children (not including food provided by their parents) then you need to complete and submit a Notification and Registration Form - Food Act 2008.

Category 2 and 3

Planning approval is always required. Complete the following applications:

Please note, fees apply in accordance with the City's Planning Fee Schedule.

Health approvals are also required for home based food, hair and beauty or family day care businesses.