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

Please consult Council for any conditions on this permit.

Advice as listed, new registrations must obtain town planning approval before any works are commenced or before the park is used.

Applications for registration or renewal are to be directed to the health department of council.

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

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$2.50

Per site. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application. You will also be required to pay a per site fee.

Administering agency

Colac Otway Shire

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

General Local Law 2 2013

Contact details

Compliance Unit
Colac Otway Shire


Operating address:
2-6 Rae Street
Colac, Victoria, 3250
Mailing address:
PO BOX 283
Colac, Victoria 3250

Phone:

03 5232 9400

Fax:

03 5232 9586
inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au

Website:

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