Permit to Camp, Keep or Occupy a Caravan on Private Land - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to camp on private land, or permit the land to be used to set up a caravan or any other mobile home. A caravan can be:

  • A caravan, house on wheels, covered van or trailer;
  • A structure, awning, veranda, lean-to, tent, carport or other enclosed or partly enclosed area capable of being used attached or with any caravan; or
  • Any vehicle used or adapted for occupation.

Gaining this approval may be dependent on your proposed method for the disposal of night soil and sullage water.

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

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • Submit application form to Council;
  • Attach a site plan showing the outline of the property, existing buildings, and the proposed location;
  • Submit a photograph of the caravan; and
  • Pay the required fees.

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


As specified on the permit.


Expires on 1 January each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $12.00

Per week.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Permit to Camp, Keep or Occupy a Caravan on Private Land - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Administering agency

Brighton Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Brighton Council

Operating address: 1 Tivoli Road
Old Beach, Tasmania 7017
Phone: 03 6268 7000
Fax: 03 6268 7013
Website: Brighton Council (Opens in new window)