Council is committed to supporting Brisbane businesses. We provide resources and opportunities for businesses at any level of growth - from getting the right permits and licences, through to data to help research your new business and our 24/7 business hotline.

Events and updates

Networking in the suburbs

Council is hosting a series of networking sessions to encourage small and home-based businesses to build relationships within local business communities.

Smart poles project

Council is installing 20 smart poles across Brisbane to learn more about our city and operations.

Brisbane's key economic facts

Council collects information on Brisbane’s economic performance including key statistics and research, updated each quarter in Brisbane's Economic Profile.

Small business assistance

Council is backing Brisbane’s small businesses by reducing the cost of small business fees and charges.

Find what you need

Start your business

Permits, licences, signage, planning approvals, economic data and more

Run your business

Permits, licences, online resources, advertising signs, recycling and more

Grow your business

Events, grants, business opportunities, selling to Council, tenders and data

Business hotline

Business Hotline 133 BNE (133 263)

Do you have a business question? Council has a dedicated 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week hotline to support business in Brisbane. Businesses can access information on a range of Council topics including licensing, development applications, business opportunities and procurement.

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Last updated:8 January 2020