Approval for Camping on Private or Unapproved Land - Western Australia

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to camp on land other than a caravan park or camping ground. Camping means dwelling in a caravan or other vehicle that is designed for habitation and sleeping purposes.

You are entitled to camp on land that you own, or have a right to occupy, for up to three nights within a twenty-eight day period without an approval. If you intend to camp for a longer period of time, you will require this approval from the Council.

If you intend to camp on unallocated crown land or unmanaged reserve land, you must apply to the responsible agency for permission to do so.

You will need written approval if you intend to use or occupy more than one caravan. If the period of occupation is less than 3 months, you will require the approval of the council. If the period of occupation is more than 3 months, you will require the approval of the Minister.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Caravan or camping up to 3 months: $150.

Apply Application All

Caravan while building house: $200.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval for Camping on Private or Unapproved Land - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Apply All Application to Camp :Longer Than 3 Days on Residential Property (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Act 1995 WA

Regulation(s) name

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Regulations 1997 WA

Local law(s) name

Local Government Property Local Law 2013

Administering agency

Shire of Ashburton

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Ashburton

Operating address: Lot 246, Poinciana Street
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Mailing address: PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Phone: 08 9188 4444
Fax: 08 9189 2252
Email: soa@ashburton.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Ashburton (Opens in new window)