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Licence summary
To run a caravan site in Redcar and Cleveland you need a licence from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Conditions may be attached to a licence to cover any of 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 the steps taken 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

Depending on the type of caravan site, the Council will have regard to the relevant model conditions:
Model Standards 1983 - Touring Caravan Sites.pdf

Eligibility Criteria 
The applicant must be entitled to use the land as a caravan site.
Licences will not be issued to applicants who have had a site licence revoked within three years of the current application.

Regulation Summary 

Application Evaluation Process 
Applications for site licences are made to the local authority in whose area the land situated.
Applications must be in writing and should detail the land the application concerns and any other information required by the local authority.

Fees
There are no fees associated with this licence.

Will Tacit Consent Apply? 
Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us within 2 months.

How to Apply 
We aim to acknowledge your application within three working days. If you have applied online we will acknowledge your application via email.

Apply Online

Failed Application Redress 
You are advised to take up any issue with us in the first instance using the contact details below.
If a licence holder is refused an application to alter a condition they may appeal to the local Magistrates' Court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the written notification of the refusal and a notice of appeal must be served on Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Licence Holder Redress 
You are advised to take up any issue with us in the first instance using the contact details below.
If a licence holder wishes to appeal against a condition attached to a licence they may appeal to the local Magistrates' Court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the licence being issued.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council may alter conditions at any time but must give licence holders the opportunity to make representations about the proposed changes. If a licence holder disagrees with the alterations they may appeal to the local Magistrates' Court. The appeal must be made within 28 days of the written notification of the alteration and a notice of appeal must be served on Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Consumer Complaint 
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Trade Associations

Registers
Licensing registers are available to view, by prior arrangement, at the Council Offices. You can view the Licensing Public Register page for more information.

Contact Details
Address: 
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Neighbourhoods and Customer Services
Licensing & Parking
Redcar & Cleveland House
Kirkleatham Street​
Redcar
Yorkshire
TS10 1RT Tel: 01642 774774

Contact

Redcar & Cleveland House,
Kirkleatham Street, Redcar,
Yorkshire TS10 1RT

you could call our Customer Services Team on 01642 774774 between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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