Home based business/occupations (Cairns) - Cairns Regional Council - Queensland


If you intend to operate a business out of your home, contact your local council to ensure you meet the local council regulations for home based businesses.

Service type


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


No fees apply unless a Development Application is required.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Cairns Planning Scheme 2016 (Opens in new window)

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional 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:


Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 1300 692 247
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)