Approval to Operate a Caravan Park or Camping Ground - Sutherland Shire Council - New South Wales


You will need this approval if you intend to operate a caravan park or camping ground. A caravan park is a park where people with recreational vehicles, such as caravans, can stay overnight or longer. A caravan is any vehicle designed, fitted, or capable to be used for habitation or sleeping purposes. A camping ground is a site where people can pitch a tent and stay overnight or longer.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you will need to have an approved Development Consent form for the land and an annual approval to operate a caravan park.


Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $365.00

Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $165.00

Initial inspection and re-inspection (other than as part of the renewal process). Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $125.00

Each subsequent re-inspection required as part of the renewal process. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $5.00

Fee per site. 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

Administering agency

Sutherland Shire Council

Contact details

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