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Caravan and Camping Sites

Apply For A Licence

In order to apply for a Caravan and Camping Site Licence you will need to apply to the council. You will need to have planning permission for a Caravan and Camping Site before you can apply for a licence.

The council issues licences for Camping and Caravan Sites.


You don’t need a licence to run a caravan site if:

  • forestry workers, builders, travelling showmen or seasonal workers (like fruit pickers) stay in caravans on the site
  • the site is 5 or more acres and there are 3 or less caravans there for 28 days or less a year
  • you’re a member of an organisation like a caravan club and have a caravan exemption certificate
  • your site is approved by an organisation with a caravan exemption certificate
  • members of an exempted organisation stay in their caravans on the site
  • your site is used for a social get-together of caravan club members (a ‘rally’)
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