Are you a home-based business within the Town of Gawler Council area?
Not sure if you meet the requirements for a home-based business or just not sure if you need to apply for Council approval for your business?
The information provided below has been provided by the Town of Gawler.
A Home Business does not require Development Approval when its classified as a ‘home activity’, which means a use of a site by a person resident on the site—
a) that does not detrimentally affect the amenity of the locality or any part of the locality; and
b) that does not require or involve any of the following:
i. assistance by more than 1 person who is not a resident in the dwelling;
ii. use (whether temporarily or permanently) of a floor area exceeding 30 square metres;
iii. the imposition on the services provided by a public utility organisation of any demand or load greater than that which is ordinarily imposed by other users of the services in the locality;
iv. the display of goods in a window or about the dwelling or its curtilage;
v. the use of a vehicle exceeding 3 tonne tare in weight.
Where a home based business does not fall within the ambit above, a change in land use application is required.
Similarly, advertisement signs will require Development Approval, other than where they fall within the following:
The commencement of an advertising display containing an advertisement—
d) that is displayed for the purposes of identification, direction, warning or other information in relation to a detached, semi-detached, row or multiple dwelling or residential flat building, subject to the following conditions:
i. that the advertisement area is not more than 0.2 square metres; and
ii. that the advertising display—
A. does not move; and
B. does not flash; and
C. does not reflect light so as to be an undue distraction to motorists; and
D. is not internally illuminated; and
iii. that not more than 2 such advertisements are displayed in relation to the same building;
For further clarification on your specific home based business, please call Caren for a confidential discussion on 0488 440 588