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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. Use the resources here to understand everything from your initial planning stages for premises, to licensing and operations.


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Planning Information

Planning permission, changes of use, and home business information.

Building Control

Building standards information for occupying premises.


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
Non-domestic rates (business rates), rate relief and payments information.
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.

Get in Touch

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