Approval to Install a Manufactured Home, Moveable Dwelling or Associated Structure - Lake Macquarie 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 $860.00

Application for approval, per site. Fees for 2023-24

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Application All -

Approval to install in flood liable parks:

  • structures associated with a manufactured home or movable dwelling, including carport, awning, patio cover, rigid annex - $250.00
  • manufactured or relocatable home, additional fee for flood liable land - $340.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $390.00

Re-inspection fee (per inspection). Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $825.00

Maximum 3 inspections per dwelling. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All $225.00

Notification of completion for a manufactured home and associated structures. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All $385.00

Notification of completion (including 1 inspection), per dwelling. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Local Approvals Policy (Opens in new window)

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

Administering agency

Lake Macquarie City Council

Contact details

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