Caravan site licences Holiday/Touring

Caravan - site licence

We issue licences to all caravan sites in Powys as long as the applicant has valid planning permission. We encourage good standards at our caravan sites for the pleasure and enjoyment of our community as well as tourists who visit the area.

If the site benefits from both residential caravans/mobile homes and holiday or touring caravans then the site will require an additional Mobile Home Licence to cover this part of the site

We attach conditions to licences, and if site licence conditions aren’t met, we can take enforcement action. We’ll allow reasonable time for any problems to be put right.

Site Licence conditions are designed to protect the health, safety and welfare of caravan occupants and covers things like drainage, distances between caravans and so on.

We won’t grant a licence if you have had a site licence revoked within three years of the current application.

Please apply in writing, giving us details of the land involved and any other information you think is relevant.

You can use the links on the right of this page to apply.

If there is a problem, we’ll get in touch. If you haven’t heard from us within 42 days of making your application, you can assume that your application is granted.

There is no charge for this service.

Appeals

If you’re unhappy with any of our decisions, please take it up with us first.

If you are refused permission to alter a condition you can appeal to the local Magistrates' court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the written notification of the refusal and a notice of appeal must be served on the local district council.

If you want to appeal against a condition attached to a licence, you can appeal to the local Magistrates' Court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the licence being issued.

We may alter conditions at any time but must give licence holders the chance to object to the proposed changes. If you disagree with the alterations you can appeal to the local Magistrates' court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the written notification of the alteration and a notice of appeal must be served on the local district council.

Consumer complaints

We respond to complaints about unsatisfactory caravans and caravan sites and carry out regular inspections of caravan sites to make sure that they are meeting their site licence conditions.

If you have a complaint about caravan site please contact your local office using the details on the right of this page.

Application forms

Fill in an application online using the links below.  The links take you to another government website.

Apply to run a caravan site

Tell us about a change to your existing caravan site

You can also get an application form from us using the contact details on this page.  Please complete the form and return it to the area licensing office.

You will not be charged for this licence.

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