Explore and research a business idea
Access information about opening a new business and investing in Merri-bek.
Opening a new business
Obtaining the right approvals from Council is essential, whether you're starting a business, expanding or relocating a business, or changing the nature of your business activities.
Expanding or relocating your business
You'll need to find a premises, consider your location, and make sure you know which permits and licenses to apply for.
Case Studies - starting a business
Read case studies about how Merri-bek businesses navigated the Council permit and approvals process.