To have a camping site in Rushmoor, you need a licence from us.

If you use your land as a camping site for more than 42 days in a row - or 60 days in a year - you need a licence.

The Caravan sites and control of development act 1960 regulates this licence.

How to apply for a camping site licence

You can apply online for a licence using the GOV.UK website.

You need to provide:

  • Scale plan of the site
  • Planning permission (if required). Contact Planning using the details on this page

Cost of a camping site licence

This service is free.

Inspections and assessment of the site

Once you apply, we will contact you and arrange to visit and inspect the proposed caravan site. We re-inspect the site from time to time after we approve the licence.

What happens after we receive your application

We aim to respond to your application within three working days.

We will tell you our decision within four weeks.

If you don't hear from us within four weeks you can assume your licence is granted with no conditions.

How to appeal our decision

Contact us - we may be able to help.

If we refuse your licence, or you want to appeal against a condition, you can go to the magistrates' court.

If you have concerns about a camping site, please contact our Pollution team.

How to renew your licence

The licence does not run out.

How to tell us of changes

You can tell us of changes using the GOV.UK website.

Customer complaints

If you want to make a complaint about a camping site in Rushmoor, please contact us using the details below.

Register of camping site licence holders

We do not hold a register of licence holders.


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