Approval to Install a Manufactured Home, Moveable Dwelling or Associated Structure - Cessnock City Council - New South Wales


You will need this approval if you intend to install a manufactured home, moveable dwelling, or other similar structure on land.

A manufactured home is a prefabricated dwelling consisting of sections that are typically constructed and assembled in a different location from where they are erected. A manufactured home must include at least one bedroom, living area, kitchen, bathroom, toilet and laundry facility.

A moveable dwelling is any tent, caravan, van or other portable structure used for human habitation.

An associated structure is any carport, shed, verandah or other structure designed to enhance a moveable dwelling.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $465.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $440.00

Approval to install a manufactured home and / or associated structure on flood liable land within a manufactured home estate. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $460.00

Minimum of three inspections per dwelling. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $125.00

Re-inspection for certificate of completion. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Miscellaneous All $200.00

Certificate of completion for a manufactured home and associated structures (clause 60 of Regulation). Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $150.00

Re-inspection. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2021 New South Wales

Application process


Applications under section 68 of the authorising legislation can be lodged electronically via the NSW Planning Portal.

To apply for this approval electronically, you must:

  • register for the NSW Planning Portal
  • complete the online application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Administering agency

Cessnock City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.