If you want to live in a caravan on private property you may need a permit from Nillumbik Shire Council.
If you don't have a permit, you may get a fine.
You don't need a permit if you are:
You also don’t need a separate permit to live in a caravan if it is already included in a planning permit.
If a permit is granted, you must make sure to observe all conditions as set out in the Amenity Local Law, including:
You will need to let your neighbours know:
On the application form, you will need to provide each of your neighbour's names, addresses and phone numbers, and sign a declaration stating that you have notified them.
You will need to submit your application at least 14 days before the date you want to live in a caravan.
Apply for a permit to live in a caravan
The application fee for a permit to occupy a caravan is $105. This amount is correct as of 1 July 2022.
After your permit application is received, an invoice will be generated and emailed to you. This email will contain instructions on how to pay.
To find out more about the criteria that Council uses to make a decision about this permit, see our Amenity Local Law Administrative Policy Guidelines(PDF, 751KB).