When starting or expanding a business, there are business licences, approvals and permits you may require.

Business licences, permits and approvals provide protection to you, your business and employees; ensure your business activities are allowed under Australian law; and enable you to trade without risk of fines or penalties.

The Shire regulates licensing related to building, planning, development and health.

Find out what permits and approvals you require

There are two online search tools you can use to find out about permits and approvals that may apply to your business:

Talk to us first

We understand that the topic of licences, permits and approvals can be daunting – especially if you are just starting out in your business venture or planning a significant expansion or change to your business.

To help point you in the right direction, we highly recommend you contact us.

Learn more about Shire approvals

Learn more about requirements for: