Approval for Camping on Private or Unapproved Land - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this approval if you intend to camp on land other than a caravan park or camping ground. Camping means dwelling in a caravan or other vehicle that is designed for habitation and sleeping purposes.

You are entitled to camp on land that you own, or have a right to occupy, for up to 3 nights within a 28 day period without an approval. If you intend to camp for a longer period of time, you will require this approval from the Council.

If you intend to camp on unallocated crown land or unmanaged reserve land, you must apply to the responsible agency for permission to do so.

You will need written approval if you intend to use or occupy more than one caravan. If the period of occupation is less than 3 months, you will require the approval of the council. If the period of occupation is more than 3 months, you will require the approval of the Minister.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval for Camping on Private or Unapproved Land - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Victoria Plains

Act(s) name

Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Regulations 1997 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Victoria Plains


Operating address:
28 Cavell Street
Calingiri
WA 6569
Mailing address:
PO BOX 21
Calingiri, Western Australia 6569

Phone:

08 96287004

Fax:

08 96287008
reception@victoriaplains.wa.gov.au

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