The Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Act 1995 regulates caravanning and camping in Western Australia in respect of the control and licensing of caravan parks and camping grounds and providing for caravan standards. The Act is currently under review. The Developing or Redeveloping a Caravan Park or Camping Ground fact sheet can assist stakeholders to better understand their requirements under the Act.
Nature based parks
New Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Regulations 1997 in relation to nature based parks took effect on 1 January 2015. The amendments are intended to encourage investment in, and the establishment of, nature based parks in Western Australia. DLGC has developed Licensing Guidelines for Developers and Local Governments and a Management Plan template to assist stakeholders to better understand the changes.