Permit to Camp, Keep or Occupy a Caravan on Private Land - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to camp on private land, or permit the land to be used to set up a caravan or any other mobile home. A caravan can be:

  • A caravan, house on wheels, covered van or trailer;
  • A structure, awning, veranda, lean-to, tent, carport or other enclosed or partly enclosed area capable of being used attached or with any caravan; or
  • Any vehicle used or adapted for occupation.

Gaining this approval may be dependent on your proposed method for the disposal of night soil and sullage water.

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

A permit will not be issued unless the disposal of sewage has been approved by a Council Officer.

Duration

As specified.

Expiry

Expires on 1 January each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyLicence$302.00

For the first caravan for a calendar year.

Licence$148.00For subsequent caravans.

Administering agency

Sorell Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Environmental Health By-Law 1 2013

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Sorell Council


Operating address:
47 Cole Street
Sorell
TAS 7172
Mailing address:
PO BOX 126
Sorell, Tasmania 7172

Phone:

03 6269 0000

Fax:

03 6269 0014
sorell.council@sorell.tas.gov.au

Website:

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