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 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.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.

Step 2.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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In person

Step 1.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.

Step 2.Visit us

Visit our Customer Service Centre, 126-138 Main Road, Speers Point, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, where our staff can assist you with submitting your application online. You'll need to bring along the required documentation, preferably on a USB drive, in order to complete your application. A fee is payable on application.

In light of restrictions caused by COVID-19, access to our Customer Service desk in Council's Administration Building is by appointment only. If you require assistance from our Customer Service Centre please contact them on 02 4921 0333.