Camping and caravan licence

Camping and caravan licence

Relevant site conditions

Each application will have to comply with the relevant site licence conditions. If you have dual purpose sites i.e. tents and touring then you may have to combine conditions. Not all conditions will be relevant and an officer can assist you with what standards you will need to comply with.

The list below link to some of the standard conditions that can be applied:-

You will need a licence if you own a camp or caravan site. You do not need a licence if:

  • the site is 5 or more acres and there are 3 or less caravans there for 28 days or less a year
  • you’re a member of an organisation like a caravan club and have a caravan exemption certificate
  • your site is approved by an organisation with a caravan exemption certificate
  • your site is used for a social get-together of caravan club members (a ‘rally’)
  • you may not need a licence if the site is for forestry workers, builders, travelling showmen or seasonal workers (like fruit pickers)

How much does it cost to apply?

Holiday, touring and tent site licenses are free. Charges only apply to park homes or permanent residential sites as follows:

  • initial licence fee - £53 per pitch
  • transfer or standard amendment fee - £265
  • annual fee - £13 per pitch
  • site extension amendment fee - £27 per pitch
  • fee for depositing site rules - £30
  • fit and proper person register fee - £102
  • Enforcement notice - hourly rate @ £58 per hour

For further information please see our Park Homes Fees Policy.

How do I apply?

Guidance and Legislation

Public Register

View the Public Register for caravan and camping sites in Hambleton.

Officer Decisions 

A record of decisions made by officers is available here

Report a licensing issue

Please use our form

Pay online

You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Make sure to select the correct service from the left hand side.

Currently licensed Camping and Caravan sites

The following map shows an overview of the currently licensed facilities.

Selecting a symbol will provide you with further information.