Caravan Parks & Camping Grounds

Across the Shoalhaven we have 86 approved caravan park and camping ground businesses - the largest concentration of manufactured home estates, caravan parks and camping grounds in New South Wales.

Council is required to inspect each one annually to ensure they comply with the Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2005.

Do I need approval to operate a caravan park, camping ground or manufactured home estate?

Yes.

Caravan parks, camping grounds and manufactured home estates need approval under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act with operational approval required under the Local Government Act.

Do I need approval to install structures in a caravan park or camping ground?

Flood prone land 

If your caravan park is on flood prone land, yes you will need to lodge an application for installation before undertaking any works.

Installation of relocatable homes, annexes or associated structures (i.e. any structure other than caravans, campervans or tents) to be installed on flood prone land requires prior approval of Council.

Download, complete and submit your application form:

Non flood prone land

Installation of relocatable homes, annexes or associated structures (i.e. any structure other than caravans, campervans or tents) to be installed on non flood prone land requires a notice of installation with the appropriate certification after the works are complete.

Download, complete and submit your  form:

Installation of relocatable homes of more than one storey also requires the prior approval of Council whether it is located on flood prone land or not.

Any installation will require compliance with the:

A notification of installation must be lodged with Council seven (7) days after completion.

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Last updated on 15 June 2021