Home-based business help from the City of Ryde

Home-based businesses are an important part of the Australian economy, with an estimated one million people running a business from home. Working from home can offer flexibility and convenience, and can often be a great opportunity to start a new career.

City of Ryde is seeking to support people looking to start a home-based business by providing the necessary information and advice.

There are five different types of home based business as defined by the planning legislation, each with specific requirements that must be met. They include:

  • Home Occupation;
  • Home Based Child Care;
  • Home Business;
  • Home Industry; and
  • Home Industry (Manufacture of Food)

Download the City of Ryde Home-Based Business Fact Sheet and the Home-Based Business Workshop Handouts.