Approval to use land as a camping ground or caravan park (Diamantina) - Diamantina Shire Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval if you intend to use local council land as a camping ground or caravan park for any of the following structures:

  • cabins
  • caravans
  • tent flies
  • awnings
  • moveable dwellings
  • other structures.

The local council regulates camping grounds and caravan parks to ensure that they are maintained in a clean and hygienic condition and that they provide appropriate facilities.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To receive this approval, your local council must be satisfied that:

  • you will operate in a way that will not cause nuisance, inconvenience or annoyance to the occupiers of adjoining land or cause environmental harm
  • all facilities will be at an acceptable standard for use by residents
  • the operation and management of the caravan park / camping ground will comply with council local laws.

You may also require development approval if you are:

  • starting a new caravan park or camping ground
  • changing the type of activity (e.g. from private residence to caravan park)
  • re-establishing a caravan park or camping ground that was abandoned
  • changing the intensity of the activity (e.g. adding extra camping grounds)
  • carrying out building work
  • carrying out plumbing or drainage work.

You may also need plumbing and drainage approval if you are conducting the following activities:

  • release of trade waste to sewer
  • installation and maintenance of back flow prevention devices
  • use of non-reticulated water supply (tank water)
  • on-site sewage facilities.

You should ensure your zoning is appropriate prior to applying for this approval.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Example plan - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Local law(s) name

Diamantina Shire Council - Local Law 23 (Caravan Park Operators)

Diamantina Shire Council - Local Law 24 (Camping and Camping Grounds)

Diamantina Shire Council - Subordinate Local Law 23 (Caravan Park Operators)

Diamantina Shire Council - Subordinate Local Law 24 (Camping and Camping Grounds)

Administering agency

Diamantina Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Diamantina Shire Council

Operating address: 17 Herbert Street
Bedourie, Queensland 4829
Phone: 07 4746 1600
Fax: 07 4746 1272
Email: admin@diamantina.qld.gov.au
Website: Diamantina Shire Council (Opens in new window)