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Living in a caravan or camping

You need a permit to live in a caravan or camp for an extended period, unless you are staying at a caravan park.

Permit to reside in a caravan

You are required to apply for a permit if you intend to live in a caravan or camp in Knox for an extended period. 

This includes a tent, shed or any other temporary accommodation on your own property.

You are not required to obtain a permit if you are staying at a caravan park.

The maximum permit granted is 12 months.

As part of your application, we may seek consent from your neighbours.

How to apply

To apply for a permit to reside in a caravan, you will need to:

  • download and complete the application form
  • create a sketch showing the caravan location including the distance from fences and houses
  • pay the permit fee.

Submit your application

Share your application form, sketch plan and permit fee with us via: 

  • Email knoxcc@knox.vic.gov.au
  • Mail to Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152, or
  • Submit it in person at the Knox Customer Service Counter located at our council offices at 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152.

Fees and charges

The application fee is $260 (this includes a $166 non-refundable application fee and a $94 permit fee).

This fee is current from 1 July 2022 until 30 June 2023.

Need help?

Contact us and we will get back to you.

Or call our Community Laws team on 9298 8000.

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