What kind of advertising signage can I have? In all residential zones, home based businesses are permitted to have signage which displays business identification information. A total of 0.2 square metres of advertising is permitted without a planning permit. The information which is acceptable on this sign includes: business name; short service description; contact number. […]
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Home Based Business
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Running your business from home can be a perfect way to balance work and family commitments; or you might be just starting out and wanting to minimise your overheads. Manningham is home to a large number of home based businesses and we actively support and encourage this business community. A home based business is run […]
So you want to start a business, but how do you do it? This infograph provides the major steps to consider.
Council has certain requirements for home based businesses. These requirements help to ensure that your business won’t have a negative impact on your neighbours or the neighbourhood. The most appropriate businesses or occupations to be conducted from the home are those where: Only one employee who does not live in the home works in the […]
A house that is to be used both for living in and for running a business needs to be big enough to accommodate both uses. You might like to consider the following list before you turn your home into a home based business: Is there adequate parking available on site for your customers? Is there […]
A Planning Permit is permission for a land use or development and is required if the proposed works or use is included within planning overlays/zones.
Council will consider a number of factors before granting a permit to a home based business, including parking, storage, landscaping and amenity issues. A permit is not required if the home occupation meets the requirements of Section 52.11 of the Planning Scheme. A permit is required if: Two people who do not live in the […]
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