Regulation of caravan parks - Shoalhaven City Council
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Caravan parks and camping grounds

With 86 approved businesses the City of Shoalhaven has the largest concentration of manufactured home estates, caravan parks and camping grounds in the State of New South Wales.

These caravan parks and camping grounds are inspected by council's Environmental Health Officers on an annual basis to ensure compliance 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?

Caravan parks, camping grounds and manufactured homes 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

Any installation of relocatable homes, annexes or associated structures (i.e.; any structure other than caravans, campervans or tents) that are to be installed on flood liable land require the prior approval of Council.

Any installation of relocatable homes of more than one storey requires the prior approval of Council whether it is located on flood liable land or not.

If you have any enquiries about applying for approval or about the Regulations that apply to caravan parks, camping grounds or manufactured home estates contact your District Environmental Health Officer on (02) 4429 3610 or E-mail

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