The COVID stage 4 lockdown has ended, however, some modified restrictions remain in place, including limits on social gatherings and wearing masks indoors at all times.
If you are starting a new business or buying an existing one, you may need certain permits from Yarra Ranges Council before you can start trading.
This online form covers all the permits you may need in one easy to complete application.
If you haven't already done so, please fill out the Small Business Pre-Application Checklist and talk to the Small Business Office before completing this application to find out what permits, registrations and documentation you need.
Information required could be plans (eg house, retail, kitchen floor plan), signage specificatons/drawings, business plan, recent copy of title, or traffic report.
Prepare the information you need to complete your application.
Complete your application online. Please note you can save your progress at any time and come back to it later.
Our Small Business Officer will be in contact to discuss your application.
Start your application now
Business Permits and registrations
Food and registrations
Business examples of floor layout plans
Examples of floor layout plans
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.