Approval to operate a camping ground or caravan park (Brisbane) - Queensland

Description

You need this approval if your business provides on a commercial basis, an area of land for accommodation in any of the following:

  • caravan
  • cabin
  • tent or other structure that can be readily assembled and disassembled
  • relocatable home.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You should check that zoning is appropriate prior to applying for this approval.

To receive approval, council must be satisfied of the following:

  • you will operate the caravan park/camping ground in a way that will not cause nuisance, inconvenience or annoyance to the occupiers of adjoining land or environmental harm.
  • all facilities in the caravan park/camping ground will remain at an acceptable standard or will be brought to acceptable standard for use by residents.
  • the proposed manager of the caravan park/camping ground is suitable.
  • the operation and management of the caravan park/camping ground will comply with the criteria laid down under Local Law policies.

You will need to acquire a Development Permit.

Duration

This approval remains in effect for 1 year. You will be sent a notice prior to expiration of your current approval that will require your immediate attention. If you need to amend details on your approval or require a copy of your approval contact council.

Local law(s) name

Brisbane City Council - Local Law (Caravan Parks and Relocatable Home Parks) 2000

Application process

To apply for this licence, you will need to complete an application form and submit it to council with the appropriate fee.

Transfer

You can transfer this licence by completing an application form and submitting it to council.

Additional information

Councils regulate camping grounds and caravan parks to:

  • ensure that caravan and commercial camping grounds are properly maintained
  • ensure that the operator of a commercial camping ground provides basic facilities for users of the camping ground
  • ensure that camping grounds comply with appropriate standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • regulate conduct on camping grounds
  • safeguard health and safety in caravan parks
  • provide for the comfort and convenience of short term and long term caravan park residents.

Administering agency

Brisbane City Council

Contact details

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

Brisbane City Council

Operating address: Library & Customer Centre, 266 George Street
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1434
BRISBANE
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3403 8888
Fax: 07 3403 9982
Website: Brisbane City Council (Opens in new window)