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Licence - Caravan Site

Licence - Caravan Site

Licence summary


You need a license to operate a caravan site, subject to the exemptions below.

You do not need a caravan or camp site license for the following:

  • A caravan kept within the grounds of a house. To be exempt from needing a licence, the caravan cannot be occupied separately to the house

  • A single caravan sited in the same place for not more than two consecutive nights, up to a maximum of 28 days in any 12 months

  • Up to three caravans on a site of not less 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 and which are for members only

Conditions may be attached to a licence.

Eligibility Criteria


No provision in the legislation

Regulation Summary


A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process


When an application is made after 2 months it will be deemed to be made unconditionally until the local authority give notice that the application is refused or conditions are attached.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?


After 2 months. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the period of 2 months.

Apply Online


Application for a caravan and camping site licence
Application to change a caravan and camping site licence
Application to transfer a caravan and camping site licence

Failed Application Redress


Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

If an applicant is refused a licence they may appeal to their local Sheriff's court.

Licence Holder Redress


Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

A licence holder may appeal against a condition attached to a licence to their local Sheriff's court.

Consumer Complaint


We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Rights webpage will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress


None

Trade Associations


Association of Caravan and Camping Exempted Organisations (ACCEO)
British Holiday & Home Parks Association (BH&HPA)
British Resorts and Destinations Association
Caravan Industry Training (CIT)
Federation of Tour Operators (FTO)
Group Travel Organisers Association(GTOA)
Hotel Marketing Association
National Caravan Council (NCC)

Please note that fees lodged with any Licence application are non-refundable.

For Further Information Contact

Licensing Administrator, Development & Environment
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: +44 (0)1259 452534
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