Registration of a Caravan Park - Victoria


You will require this registration if you intend to operate a caravan park or mobile home park, either on private or municipal land.

For the purposes of this registration, a caravan park is an area of land on which movable dwellings are situated for occupation on a short or long-term basis, and where communal bathroom and public areas are provided for residents.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply you must submit your application to the local council in the specified form and include:

  • A plan of the caravan park clearly indicating the location and number of all buildings and facilities and all long term sites, short term sites and camp sites;
  • A copy of the most relevant report from the local fire authority;
  • The schedule of works for the caravan park and evidence of the status of compliance with the schedule of works;
  • The emergency management plan for the caravan park; and
  • The registration application fee.

Operational requirements will vary according to the location of the proposed caravan park or mobile home park. For further details, please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

To continue this registration you must undertake the duties as required of the operator of a caravan park, including ensuring all maintenance and repairs are completed.

The caravan park premises, operation and buildings must comply with all state and national codes of practice.


The renewal period of a caravan park willl be three years.


This registration will need to be renewed by the end of every two or three calendar years, depending on the permit issued.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Renewal All $2380.00

More than 150, but less than 200 sites. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $2850.00

More than 200, but less than 250 sites. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer All $69.70

Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal All $235.00

Less than 25 sites. Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal All $1435.00

More than 100, but less than 150 sites. Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal All $470.00

More than 25, but less than 50 sites. Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal All $885.00

More than 50, but less than 100 sites. Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration of a Caravan Park - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Comply All Fire Safety Inspection and Report on Existing Caravan Park (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Residential Tenancies Act 1997 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Residential Tenancies (Caravan Parks and Movable Dwellings Registration and Standards) Regulations 2010 VIC

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2016

Administering agency

Baw Baw Shire Council

Contact details

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

Community Compliance Officer

Baw Baw Shire Council

Operating address: Annex Building Warragul Customer Service Centre
90 Smith Street
Warragul, Victoria 3820
Mailing address: PO BOX 304
Warragul, Victoria 3820
Fax: 03 5622 3654
Website: Baw Baw Shire Council (Opens in new window)