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Business, land and property

Business rates

Business rates are taxes paid on business properties. Use our online form to register a new business.

Business support and advice

Great Yarmouth is ideally located for all businesses, offering an attractive balance between work and home life. It is well connected to the rest of the business world, being just 2hrs from London on the train, with convenient flights to Europe or Aberdeen via Norwich airport.

Supporting your business post-Brexit

Find out how new Brexit rules apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe.

Bench dedication plaques

Information about the process, costs and rules for having a dedication plaque on one of the Council's public benches.

Food establishments

If you are thinking of starting a food business, or already operate an establishment offering food to the public, you can find information on food hygiene course here, along with details on registering your business

Land and property available to let or for sale

You can email us to arrange a viewing at any of the properties or land listed for let or for sale. It is also important to remember whether planning permission is required before you make changes to a building.

Land and property ownership (with interactive map)

A Land and Property Assets interactive map - providing visual and supporting data relating to the Council's land and property ownership - is available.

The local economy

Find out more about the main industries in Great Yarmouth and information on the local economy.

Ship sanitation inspections

It is important that we protect public health and minimise the risks from commercial shipping. We are authorised to carry out checks on ships and issue Ship Sanitation and Ship Sanitation Exemption Certificates.

Procurement - Supplying the Council

The Council strives to achieve value for money and efficiency in its procurement of goods, services and works and does so within an environment of transparency and fairness. If you are interested in supplying the Council you can find out how to apply to supply goods or services here, along with details of where we advertise current tender opportunities.

Tidal Defences Business Partnership

The Tidal Defences Business Partnership is a new business group working with the public sector to raise awareness and support for a crucial multi-million-pound tidal defences scheme in Great Yarmouth. Launched in February 2015, the partnership represents the business community, helping partners including potential funders and other businesses to understand the significance of effective tidal defences to the regional and local economy.

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