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Accommodation and Caravan Park Regulations
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Accommodation and Caravan Park Regulations
Information on registrations, inspections and complaint investigations relating to accommodation premises and caravan parks.

The Environmental Health unit is responsible for registering accommodation premises which include:

  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Hotels and Motels
  • Hostels
  • Rooming Houses
  • School Camps
  • Boarding Houses

These premises must be registered and inspected on an annual basis.

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Starting a new accommodation business

To start a new accommodation business, please follow the below steps:

Step 1. Contact Councils Building Department to discuss regulations

Step 2. Arrange an on-site visit with an Environmental Health Officer to discuss the requirements

Step 3. Complete an application to Register a New Accommodation Business. You must also submit detailed floor plans, drawn to scale (1:100), with your application.

Step 4. When construction and fit-out is complete, contact Council’s Environmental Health Unit to arrange a final inspection.

If you are purchasing an existing accommodation business, please complete an application to Transfer Ownership. We would also recommend you request an Inspection and Information of a Registered Premise.

Caravan Parks

All caravan parks must be registered with their council in accordance with the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. Registration of a caravan park will only be granted if we are satisfied that the park complies with the Residential Tenancies (Caravan Park & Movable Dwellings Registration & Standards) Regulations 2010.

If you are wanting to start operating a new or existing Caravan Park please contact the Environmental Health Unit.

For a new Caravan Park you need to complete an Application for Registration of a Caravan Park.

If you are purchasing an existing Caravan Park, please complete an application to Transfer Registration. We would also recommend you request an Inspection and Information of a Registered Premise.

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Friday, January 22, 2021