Mobile homes and caravan sites

Mobile homes

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The Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 prohibits the use of any land as a caravan site, unless it has a licence.

Licence conditions may include:

  • Caravan type (e.g. static or touring)
  • Permitted number of caravans
  • The provision of amenities
  • Other requirements

Our Private Sector Housing team inspect certain caravan sites annually to ensure that licence conditions are being adhered to. Complaints from members of the public are also investigated.

There are certain types of caravan sites which do not need to be licensed.

Before you apply for a licence, you need to make sure that the land you want to operate from has planning permission to be used as a caravan site.

Please contact our Private Sector Housing team or visit the Gov.uk website for further information about caravan sites.