Operation of an accommodation park (Sunshine Coast) - Queensland

Service summary

Requirements vary within the council areas.

Caloundra area:

This approval is required to use land as an accommodation park.

Maroochy area:

The former Maroochy Shire Council Local Law 12 Commercial Accommodation with Shared Facilities has been repealed. If you are operating this type of business within the former Maroochy Shire Council area, other licences and approvals may apply to your business. You should contact Sunshine Coast Regional Council for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Definition of terms

Accommodation

means a caravan or a complementary accommodation.

Camping ground

means a commercial camping ground or land approved by the local council for camping.

Commercial camping ground

means land that is made available, on a commercial basis, for camping but does not include a caravan park.

Complementary accommodation

prescribed as appropriate to caravan park is accommodation:

  • an on-site van
  • a cabin
  • a manufactured home
  • a tent or other structure that can be readily assembled and disasembled.
Environmental Harm

have the meaning given in the Environmental Protection Act 1994.

Environmental Nuisance

have the meaning given in the Environmental Protection Act 1994.

Facilities

means:

  • toilets
  • bathing or showering facilities
  • facilities for washing and drying clothes
  • facilities for cooking or food preparation
  • sporting and other recreational facilities
  • other facilities for the use or convenience of people using a camping ground.
Relocatable homes

means a Class 1 or Class 3 building under the Building Code of Australia (or its equivalent).

Site

means an area designated for a single accommodation of a particular type.

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Local law(s) name

Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Local Law 1 (Administration) 2011

Contact details

Maroochydore Office, Service centre only
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558

Caloundra office, Service centre and administration building
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
1 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551

Nambour Office, Service centre and administration building
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
Cnr Currie and Bury Streets
Nambour Queensland 4560

Sunshine Coast Regional Council


Mailing address:
Locked Mail Bag 72
Sunshine Coast MC
Queensland 4560

Phone:

07 5475 7272

Fax:

07 5475 7277
mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Supporting information

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