Business application

Before you start

Important : We will not usually approve an application if,

  • Legal action has commenced against you or someone in your household

To complete this application

We will usually grant permission for you to run a business from your home as long as it doesn’t break any planning laws and/or cause any nuisance or disturbance to your neighbours. You will not be able to have any advertising that is visible from outside your home.

Please see the table below for guidance examples showing whether we will grant permission for running a business.


Using part of your home as an office
Hair or beauty treatments
Cleaning services

Not allowed

Vehicle repairs
Animal breeding or running a kennel
Taxi, courier or delivery services
Any business that involves a lot of clients visiting your home
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