Approval to operate a camping ground or caravan park (Townsville) - Queensland

Service summary

Council regulates camping grounds and caravan parks under the Development Permit (IDAS). Contact Townsville City 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.

Application

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.


Administering agency

Townsville City Council

Local law(s) name

Townsville City Council - Local Law 1 Administration 2011

Townsville City Council - Subordinate Local Law 1.6 Operation of Camping Grounds 2011

Townsville city Council - Subordinate Local Law 1.8 Operation of Caravan Parks 2011

Contact details

Townsville City Council


Operating address:
103 Walker Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1268
Townsville, Queensland 4810

Phone:

1300 878 001

Fax:

07 4727 9050
enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

Supporting information

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