Application for a Caravan Site License
You should write an application or fill in an application form to your local council to apply for a caravan site license. Contact your local council for the application form.
Submitting the Application Form
After you have filled in and signed the application form, you will be required to submit it to the local council. Normally there is no license fee, but it is still advised to check and confirm with the authority.
Conditions or criteria
The local council reserves the right to control the time and number for better human habitation. The type of caravans and the placing or positioning is controlled and appropriate fire safety methods are ensured.
Some local councils may also practice the right to tacit consent. This means that if you don't get a response within the presecribed time then you may consider that the local council has granted approval of your application. However, it is still advisable to contact the local council and confirm from them.
The Caravan Sites and Control of development Act 1960
The Caravan sites licenses are issued by Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960. If you are interested in viewing the Act then click here.