Planning approvals for your business

Check the building and planning approvals you need.

Some businesses may need different approvals depending on their location and the type of activity they undertake.

If you want to build, renovate or change the use of your land, you may need planning approval.

Food businesses

If you start a food business, you must make sure your building plans meet food safety standards.

Read more about building plans for food businesses.

Get help

If you're unsure, contact a planner from Development Assessment Services to discuss your plans.

They can give you advice on whether you need planning approval and what application to make.