Registration of a Caravan Park - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a caravan park or mobile home park, either on private or municipal land.

For the purposes of this registration, a caravan park is an area of land on which movable dwellings are situated for occupation on a short or long-term basis, and where communal bathroom and public areas are provided for residents.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To apply you must submit your application to the local council in the specified form and include:

  • A plan of the caravan park clearly indicating the location and number of all buildings and facilities and all long term sites, short term sites and camp sites;
  • A copy of the most relevant report from the local fire authority;
  • The schedule of works for the caravan park and evidence of the status of compliance with the schedule of works;
  • The emergency management plan for the caravan park; and
  • The registration application fee.

Operational requirements will vary according to the location of the proposed caravan park or mobile home park. For further details, please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

To continue this registration you must undertake the duties as required of the operator of a caravan park, including ensuring all maintenance and repairs are completed.

The caravan park premises, operation and buildings must comply with all state and national codes of practice.

Duration

The renewal period of a caravan park willl be three years.

Expiry

This registration will need to be renewed by the end of every two or three calendar years, depending on the permit issued.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Warrnambool City Council

Act(s) name

Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Residential Tenancies (Caravan Parks and Movable Dwellings Registration and Standards) Regulations 2010 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Environment Local Law 3 2009

Contact details

Environmental Health Unit
Warrnambool City Council


Operating address:
25 Liebig Street
Warrnambool
Victoria 3280
Mailing address:
PO BOX 198
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280

Toll Free:

1300 003 280

Phone:

03 5559 4800

Fax:

03 5559 4900
wbool_city@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

Website:

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