Approval to use land as a camping ground or caravan park (Paroo) - Queensland

Description

You need this approval to use land as a camping ground or caravan park where you use the following structures as temporary abodes:

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

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.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

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

Paroo Shire Council

Contact details

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

Paroo Shire Council

Operating address: 49 Stockyard Street
Cunnamulla, Queensland 4490
Mailing address: PO BOX 75
Cunnamulla, Queensland 4490
Phone: 07 4655 8400
Fax: 07 4655 1647
Email: council@paroo.qld.gov.au