Camping, sleeping, occupying or remaining overnight is a resticted activity on public land and is only permitted where Council has sign posted the areas as being permited for this use.
Public land can include parks and reserves, roads, footpaths, water-channels and land, facilties and other infrastructure owned or otherwise controlled by the local government.
Reports of illegal camping on public land can be reported to Council for further investigation.
Council provides a number of free camping locations within the region. A list of where you can and cannot camp on public grounds can be found here.
If you are unsure whether you can camp or stay overnight at a location, please contact Council.
COMMERCIAL CARAVAN & CAMPING PARKS
If you are looking to operate a caravan and/or camping ground at your private property, you may require planning approval before you begin to operate. Where the correct planning approval has been given, please contact Counicl's Environmental Health Officers about when a Permit to Operate a Caravan Park under Council's Subordinate Local Law No. 1.8 (Operation of Caravan Parks) 2011 is required.
More information about operating a commerical camping and caravan park can be found here.