Guide

Setting up and running a caravan site

Introduction

If you are setting up or running a caravan site in Northern Ireland, there are a number of mandatory legal requirements you must meet.

Legal requirements for caravan sites

Unless an exception applies, you must have a caravan site licence issued by your local council. You must also provide certain caravan occupants with written statements detailing the agreement between you.

This guide explains the caravan site licensing process and what licensing requirements you must comply with. It explains how to apply for a caravan site licence, and when you may be exempt. It also explains the need for written statements and residential occupiers' protection from unlawful eviction and harassment.