Growing Your Business

There are many ways that you may wish to grow your business, whether it be by business expansion or learning something new through workshops and seminars.

Business Facilitation Service

The Investment and Economic Development Unit have a business facilitation service to assist businesses through the process and direct specific enquiries to relevant departments.

Below are some things to consider regarding permits. If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you may need permits.  Further information can be found on

  •  Permits and Licences page on WBIZ which will provide information about Council permits
  •  Permits and Parcel page on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website which can provide information about the local government area, water businesses, power distributor, planning zones and overlays. 

Complete the form for assistance from the Investment and Economic Development Team.

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Business Guide

A practical guide for businesses within the City of Whitehorse

Useful Links

There are many government and industry organisations that can provide information and resources to assist with growing a business. 

Workshops and Seminars

The Unit hosts a wide range of business workshops and events throughout the year, which are designed to assist in expanding your business knowledge. To see what is coming up, visit the Calendar of Events section of this website.

Investment Facilitation Service

Whitehorse City Council established the Investment and Development Facilitation Service to assist major investments in the City of Whitehorse.

This service is a ‘one stop shop’ for major investment projects which seeks to create an open, transparent process and improve the alignment between investment (private, government and institutional investment) and the community’s vision and aspirations for the City of Whitehorse. 

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