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Apply for a caravan site licence

Licences are required for certain static holiday or residential caravan sites within the borough. Camp sites (for example, with tents) are slightly different and can be found under the separate camp site section.

You must ensure that you have all necessary planning permissions before applying using the form in the download panel.

Exemptions

  • A caravan sited within the premises of a house and is used by members of the household.
  • A single caravan sited for less than two consecutive nights for a maximum of 28 days in any 12 months.
  • Up to three caravans on a site of more than five acres for a maximum of 28 days in any 12 months.
  • Sites occupied by exempted organisations such as the Caravan Club.
  • Sites of up to five caravans certified by an exempt organisation which are for members only.
  • Sites occupied by the local authority. These are usually traveller sites.
  • Sites for temporary and special purposes such as travelling salesmen.
  • A site for tents only can be used for a maximum of 28 days in any 12 months.
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Last updated 17 August 2021
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