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Council regulates caravan parks and camping grounds to ensure that they are  maintained in a clean and hygienic condition and that they provide appropriate facilities. Compliance with Council's requirements will assist you in providing a safe environment for your customers. If your specific questions are not answered on this site, contact Council.
The applicant for an approval must be a legal entity (e.g. person(s) or company).
Note - a business name or shop name is not a legal entity and cannot be the licence holder.

The use of an area of land for accommodation in any of the following:

In accordance with Sunshine Coast Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011 (PDF 218KB), Accommodation Parks are listed as a prescribed activity.

Operation of accommodation parks means to operate, or permit access to or use of, on a commercial basis, 1 or more of the following—
(a) a place for parking and residing in caravans, including a place that provides also for complementary accommodation;
(b) a relocatable home park;
(c) a camping ground.


The following activities do not require an approval from Council:

Establishment or occupation of a temporary home means the erection, construction, installation, positioning or placement of a structure used or intended for temporary use as a place of residence but does not include—
(a) a structure for erection which is constituted as development under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009; or
(b) the establishment or the occupation of a temporary home on or in a camping ground or caravan park.

Note: The above activity is also a prescribed activity and requires a separate approval under Sunshine Coast Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011 (PDF 218KB). Please contact council for more information.