Approval to Install a Manufactured Home, Moveable Dwelling or Associated Structure - Port Macquarie-Hastings 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 on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $150.00

In a caravan park or manufactured home estate. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All $190.50 Notice of completion of a manufactured home, removeable dwelling or associated structure on land. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Inspection All -

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

Vary Miscellaneous All $300.00 Application for objection to certain requirements  - individual site - minor. Fees for 2022-23
Vary Miscellaneous All -

Application for objection to certain requirements  - individual site - major will be estimated by council. Fees for 2022-23. Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

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

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Contact details

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