Home Based Business

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters has long recognised the significance of home-based businesses to its local economy.

Home business computerBenefits of home-based business

Home-based businesses can offer a range of unique benefits, including:

  • local employment and wealth creation
  • supporting existing businesses
  • contributing to passive surveillance of neighbourhoods
  • promoting the social benefits of being able to work and care for a dependent
  • unclogging our roads and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • supporting local retail and hospitality businesses.


Do I need Council approval

Council approval is not required for home-based businesses if they fully comply with the criteria of a ‘home activity’. For further information, download Home Activities and Home Based Businesses


Find out how

Eastside Business Enterprise Centre

For more information about starting a home-based business, legislative requirements or support, please visit the Council’s small business advisory service, the Eastside Business Enterprise Centre.

Visit: Eastside Business Enterprise Centre