Approval to Operate a Caravan Park or Camping Ground - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate a caravan park or camping ground in NSW. You will only be granted this approval if you can demonstrate that the proposed site will be designed, constructed, maintained and operated in accordance with the relevant requirements.

A caravan park is a park where people with recreational vehicles, such as caravans, can stay overnight or longer. A caravan is any vehicle designed, fitted, or capable to be used for habitation or sleeping purposes.

A camping ground is a site where people can pitch a tent and stay overnight or longer.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You may need to provide planning details such as the number, size and location of permanent sites.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$5.80

Application for initial approval (per site).

Inspection$5.80Re-inspection fee for initial approval (per site).
Inspection$4.50Annual inspection fee (per site).
Inspection$5.80Re-inspection fee for annual inspection (per site).
Application$160.00Special camping approval for cultural, religious or sporting events for less than six weeks.

Forms

Administering agency

The Council of the Municipality of Kiama

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2005 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
The Council of the Municipality of Kiama


Operating address:
11 Manning Street
Kiama
NSW 2533
Mailing address:
PO BOX 75
Kiama, New South Wales 2533

Phone:

02 4232 0444

Fax:

02 4232 0555
council@kiama.nsw.gov.au

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