Approval to occupy a moveable dwelling on a building site

The landowner applying for approval to occupy a moveable dwelling must hold current Construction Approval for the erection of a dwelling on the subject land. If you do not have Construction Approval, please contact our Customer Service Centre on (02) 4921 0333.

If you are planning to install and occupy a moveable dwelling on your property during the construction of your dwelling, you'll need approval from Council.

Once approved, only the landowner or members of their immediate family can occupy the moveable dwelling.

Online

Step 1.Register or sign in

To apply for approval to occupy a moveable dwelling on a building site, you must be registered with Council's Online Services. Registration can take up to one business day to process. If you are already registered and would like an update on your application please sign in. 

Register or sign in

Step 2.Gather your documents

Applications to install a moveable dwelling on private land must be accompanied by:

  • a site plan drawn to a suitable scale that clearly indicated the proposed location of the moveable dwelling, showing setback distances from all allotment boundaries.
  • details of water and sewerage connections
  • details of toilet, washing and bathing facilities and the disposal of all wastes arising from the sanitary fittings.

For further advice, contact our Customer Service Centre on (02) 4921 0333 (Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm) and ask to speak with the Duty Officer.

Step 3.Apply

Once you have all the required documentation, you're ready to apply. You'll need to upload electronic versions of the required documentation in order to complete your application. A fee is payable on application.

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