Home based business/occupations (Banana) - Banana Shire Council - Queensland


Council plans establish minimum requirements for the operation of businesses from a residential property. As a general rule home occupations or home industries require approval in accordance with councils planning scheme, under the Integrated Planning Act 1997.

You should contact council to determine the approval type necessary.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Application process

You can obtain this approval by completing an application for Development permit and the appropriate fee.

Application forms are available from council.

The applicant should consult council, and may be required to undertake a public notification and, if a development permit is granted, the applicant has to comply with any conditions imposed by council.

Additional information

Applicants should consult council and comply with various planning scheme codes, notably the Home Based Business code.

Administering agency

Banana Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Banana Shire Council

Operating address: Shire Chambers
62 Valentine Plains Road
Biloela, Queensland 4715
Mailing address: PO Box 412
Queensland 4715
Phone: 07 4992 9500
Fax: 07 4992 3493
Email: enquiries@banana.qld.gov.au
Website: Banana Shire Council (Opens in new window)