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


You will require this approval if you intend to operate a caravan park or camping ground in NSW. You will only be granted this approval if you can demonstrate that the proposed site will be designed, constructed, maintained and operated in accordance with the relevant requirements.

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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may need to provide planning details such as the number, size and location of permanent sites.

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


As specified on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $9.00

Per site (minimum fee $90).

Apply Application All $216.00 Rigid annex or associated structure application.
Apply Inspection All $164.00

Inspection fee.

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Additional fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for further fee information.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

The Hills Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

The Hills Shire Council

Operating address: 3 Columbia Street
Baulkham Hills, New South Wales 2153
Mailing address: PO BOX 7064
Baulkham Hills BC, New South Wales 2153
Phone: 02 9843 0555
Fax: 02 9843 0409
Website: The Hills Shire Council (Opens in new window)