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, the caravan:

  • Must not have an adverse affect on the amenities of the neighbourhood;
  • Must contain satisfactory water and sewage facilities; and
  • Must not be likely to cause a health hazard.

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
Apply Application All $210.00

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Environmental Health By-Law 1 2008

Administering agency

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Environmental Health Services

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council

Operating address: 9 Melbourne Street
Triabunna, Tasmania 7190
Mailing address: PO BOX 6
Triabunna, Tasmania 7190
Phone: 03 6256 4763
Fax: 03 6256 4774
Website: Glamorgan Spring Bay Council (Opens in new window)