If you are starting a new business, buying an existing business, or altering your own existing business there are likely to be some permissions, permits or licences that you may need.
There are tips and tools available to help you to avoid any pitfalls along the way. This includes business planning, choosing the right legal structure, registering your business name and number, signing retail leases, registering for taxation, choosing the right premises and insurances: Business Tools and Tips
Council now offers a streamlined online business application and specialist customer service through a Business Application Officer (on 9518 3555) to assist you up front and throughout your permit process. Please see below the information, checklists and tools to step you through assessing and applying for the right permits.
After completing self-assessment and reading relevant documents (if required), you will be ready to lodge your online permit application.
STEP 1: Online self-assessment
The assessment will give you a better understanding of type of permits you may need and will provide links to relevant web pages (to read before beginning the application process).
After completing self-assessment, reading relevant information (provided at the end of self-assessment) and discussing your ideas with Business Application Officer, you will be ready to lodge your application.
STEP 2: Business Application Officer contact
The Business Application Officer will contact you to discuss details of the business requirements.
If you did not supply contact details in STEP 1, you are able to contact Council’s Business Application Officer on 9518 3555 or email BAOfficer@monash.vic.gov.au
We strongly recommend you do this before completing the Business Application form in STEP 3, to be aware of other requirements and documents that may need to be attached to your application.
STEP 3: Business Application
Information Privacy Statement: The information obtained through this application will not be disclosed to any external party without your consent, unless required or authorised by law. If you wish to gain access to, or alter any personal information you have supplied in this nomination, please contact Business Application Officer on 9518 3555 or email BAOfficer@monash.vic.gov.au