Businesses in Commercial and Industrial Areas

Obtaining appropriate approval(s) from Council can play a critical part in the success of any business enterprise – whether you are starting a business, expanding a business, changing the nature of business activities or the location of your premises.

Online Business Guides

Another resource to determine which permits and registrations are required for your business is Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS).

The Victorian Government's World Class Service is an easy to use, free information service to put you on the right path. It delivers advice, practical tools and dedicated support on starting and running a business. It brings together a wealth of helpful information to make it easier for businesses to cut through red tape from all three tiers of government.

Permits and Registrations Required

Check each of the below sections of information to help determine what permits and registrations are required for your business.

Wbiz website
Council's business website

Find out about your property zone and overlays

Search the Whitehorse Planning Scheme