The new Business Support Service (BSS) aims to take the stress out of applying for the Council permits local businesses need to operate.

Getting your head around the various Council permits required to start or change a business can be overwhelming. In response, we have established the BSS to provide broad business advice and support to new and established businesses in Boroondara, including guidance with Council permits.

For those looking to set up or change a business that will likely require Council permits, the BSS will:

  1. Undertake an initial assessment with a Business Support Officer to ascertain which permits the business is likely to need.
  2. Organise a Pre-Application meeting (if multiple permits are needed) with the business owner and relevant Council representatives to discuss permit requirements and next steps.
  3. Provide extra support during the application process for the relevant permits and be available to follow-up each permit application.

By assisting business owners to identify which Council permits they are required to apply for, and providing information and updates throughout the application process, business owners will save time and be able to focus on what matters most - working on and growing their business.

Learn more about how the BSS can support your business.

For more information call 9278 4814 or email [email protected].