Start a Landscaping Company in Singapore
Start a Landscaping Company in SingaporeUpdated on Saturday 17th February 2018
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Singapore is one of the most visited states in Southeast Asia and most of the tourists commend the city-state for the great number of parks and gardens which are well maintained. The government has taken various measures and implemented several solutions to create a as many parks as possible in Singapore not only for touristic reasons, but also for environmental ones. This is how landscaping became an industry in Singapore and more and more companies offering landscaping services.
Our lawyers in Singapore can help foreign investors who want to start landscaping businesses in the city-state.
Find out from the video below how you can set up a Singapore landscaping business:
Legislation related to landscaping in Singapore
There are two main laws which provide for how parks, gardens, natural reserves and other green places should be cared in Singapore. These are the Parks and Trees Law and the National Parks Board Law. The same laws must be respected by landscaping companies in Singapore.
Registering a landscaping business in Singapore
There are no special considerations when deciding to set up a landscaping company in Singapore, as this type of venture is suitable for those who want to start a small business or a larger one, it all depends on the budget.
The landscaping company can be registered as a sole proprietorship or as a limited liability company. Both types of structures have their own advantages which can be explained by our Singapore lawyers.
We can also help you with the paperwork related to registering the landscaping business with the Trade Register in Singapore.
Special requirements for landscaping companies in Singapore
There are no special licenses involved when starting a landscaping company in Singapore, however the business owner must purchase special equipment depending on the range of services he or she will offer. One must also respect the legislation with respect to the substances used to groom green spaces, as prescribed by the National Environment Agency.
Landscaping companies caring for public parks and other natural reserves must obtain approval from the National Parks Board, the Urban Redevelopment Authority
If you want to start a landscaping business and need assistance with drafting the documents related to the company registration process, do not hesitate to contact our law firm in Singapore.