Environmental Health approval is required to occupy temporary accommodation, including a shed or caravan.
Approval will be granted where approval to construct a permanent dwelling on the site has been obtained.
Approval will be granted for a period of up to 12 months.
Forms of Temporary Accommodation that will be Considered for Approval
- A caravan in accordance with the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Regulations 1997 for a period up to 12 months for the purpose of constructing a dwelling (to be housed inside or behind a shed)
- A Class 10 Building (shed) for which a building permit (insert link) has been issued AND an approval to occupy the Class 10 Building (shed) as Temporary Accommodation is issued under section 144 of the Health Act 1911 for a period up to 12 months for the purpose of facilitating the construction of a dwelling
Approval will only be considered on land zoned:
- Special Rural
- Hills Landscape Protection
- Or other similar rural-residential zones