Doing business with Council

Depending on the level of expenditure, we are required to use different methods of procurement to ensure legislative compliance. All prices quoted in this guide are GST exclusive.

Setting up a business

Most businesses will need a planning permit. Other triggers for a permit may include car parking, display of signs, serving of alcohol,renovations to a property and some types of home-based businesses.

Working from home

As a general guide, if you are working from home and produce items and/or you have clients visit your home for business purposes, you are considered to be a Home Occupation.

Enterprise Geelong

Enterprise Geelong is our home of economic development initiatives.
You'll find economic indicators, stats centre, business events and more. Pay them a visit if you're business is seeking to establish, grow or invest in our region.

Licenses, registrations and requirements

Some businesses will need a permits for car parking, display of signs, serving of alcohol, renovations to a property.