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Purbeck caravan site licence

Tented camping sites

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

Apply for a tented camp site licence

You can apply for a camp site licence or change an existing licence on Gov.uk.

Refused applications

Please contact us in the first instance.

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

Caravan sites

The applicant must be entitled to use the land as a caravan site.

Licences will not be issued to applicants who have had a site licence revoked within three years of the current application.

Applications for site licences are made to the local authority in whose area the land situated.

Applications must be in writing, should detail the land the application concerns and any other information required by the local authority.

Apply for a caravan site licence

You can apply for a caravan site licence or change an existing licence on Gov.uk.

Refused applications

You are advised to take up any issue with the local authority first.

If a licence holder is refused an application to alter a condition they may 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.

Register of licensed caravan and camping sites

View the register of licensed caravan and camping sites.

For more information, see:

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