Mobile Home Parks and Caravan and Camping Sites
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council monitor the conditions of all the sites within the borough to ensure that the conditions of the site licence are being maintained.
If you wish to purchase an existing licensed site or wish to create a new mobile home site within the borough of Basingstoke and Deane please be aware of the information below.
You must ensure that you are entitled to use the land as a caravan site before you apply for a site licence. If you do not have planning permission to use the land as a caravan site, then you will firstly need to contact the planning department
Once the relevant permission has been granted you can apply for a site licence below.A licence will not be issued to anyone who has held a licence which has been revoked within the three years from the date of the new application.
You can apply for a new site licence or inform us of changes to your site licence by clicking on the link below:-To apply for a new site licenceTo notify us of changes to your mobile home site
To transfer a site licence
Conditions may be attached to the licence to cover the following:-
- restricting when caravans can be on the site for human habitation or restricting the number of caravans that can be on the site at any one time
- controlling the types of caravans on the site
- controlling the positioning of the caravans or regulating the use of other structures and vehicles including tents
- to ensure steps are taken to enhance the land, including planting/replanting bushes and trees
- fire safety and fire fighting controls to ensure that sanitary and other facilities, services and equipment are supplied and maintained
A copy of the site licence and associated conditions should be clearly displaying on the site noticeboard.
The local authority issues licences under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960
and conditions associated with the licenses are guided by the Model Standards.
A list of all licensed sites within the borough can be downloaded below.
Information for prospective/new mobile home owners
Should you wish to buy a park home on one of the sites in the borough, you should contact the site owner direct. Their contact details should be displayed on the noticeboard at the entrance to the site.
Information for current home occupiers
Should you wish to make any alteration or improvement to your park you should seek the consent of the site owner prior to the work commencing. The site owner should approach the licensing authority for its comments.
The site owner may refuse permission should the proposal result in a contravention of the site licence conditions. Should the site owner unreasonably withhold consent, or you wish to make a complaint about the site or site owner, please contact a member of the Housing Standards Team on 01256 845331 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org