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Business Information

Use the resources and links on this page to find information about operating a business in the Vale.

Before you can operate your business, there are a number of requirements and licences that you may need to meet. The requirements may vary depending on the type of business, and the choices you make about how your business operates. 
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Use the resources here to understand everything from your initial planning stages for premises to licensing and operations.  

  • Planning Permission
     Planning Permission, change of use and home business information
  • Building Control  
     Building standards information for occupying premises.
  • Licensing  
     Registering or licensing to operate a business in the Vale.
  • Shared Regulatory Services 
     Information about food hygiene, health and safety, noise pollution and more.
  • Business Rates 
    Business Rates - non-domestic rates (business rates), rate relief and payments information.
  • Procurement 
     Procurement - opportunities from the Vale Council and information about Sell2Wales
  • Business/Commercial Waste 
     Information about commercial waste, collection, recycling and waste storage.
  • Landlord Compliance 
     Resources about landlord accreditation and tenant rights
  • Empty Homes 
    Unlock the potential of a dormant property. 



Get in Touch

Should you still have questions after visiting the site, please call or email the economic development team for assistance.