This licence is required to operate a Commercial Visitor Accommodation Business. CVA Businesses include accommodation provided at a place for payment or reward, and not subject to a tenancy agreement under the Residential Tenancies Act, a caravan park site agreement under the Caravan Parks Act, not located in a residential zoning and accommodating 7 or more visitors. Examples of CVA Businesses include hotels, motels, serviced apartments, backpackers and cabins.
It is recommended that plans be forwarded to the Environmental Health Officer, Department of Health for approval. Proprietors taking over an existing premises are required to register in their own name. Enquiries regarding this approval in Alice Springs, should be directed to the Environmental Health Officer in Alice Springs.