Caravan Park or Camping Ground Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a:

  • caravan park
  • camping ground
  • park home park
  • transit park
  • nature based park.

A park home park is a caravan park at which park homes are situated for habitation. A park home is a caravan that cannot be drawn by another vehicle on a road due to its size. A transit camp is a facility where an occupier cannot stay more than three consecutive nights. A nature based park is a facility where an occupier cannot stay more than twenty eight nights across a three month period.

Each park home brought onto a facility must be approved by the local council. Council approval is also required to attach an annexe to a caravan in a facility, and to construct a carport or pergola.

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.


You may apply for exemption approval or variation of any regulation or local law made under the legislation that applies to these facilities.

Eligibility requirements

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


As indicated on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Long or short stay sites and sites in transit parks: $6 per site; Camp site: $3 per site; Overflow site: $1.50 per site (minimum fee $200).

Apply Licence All $100.00

Temporary licence

Transfer Transfer All $100.00 -

Act(s) name

Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Act 1995 WA

Regulation(s) name

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Regulations 1997 WA

Administering agency

City of Gosnells

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services

City of Gosnells

Operating address: 2120 Albany Highway
WA 6110
Mailing address: PO BOX 662
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110
Phone: 08 9397 3000