Types of caravan or camp site
Permanent residential caravan parks are privately owned and occupied by permanent or partially permanent residents.
Sites can have a mix of residential mobile homes and holiday caravans.
They are licensed under the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 and require planning permission.
Touring caravan sites have pitches occupied by different touring caravans.
Touring caravan sites that operate more than 42 consecutive days or for more than 60 days in total in any 12 consecutive months must have a licence issued under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 Section 3.
Sites that operate for more 28 days of the year require planning permission.
Permanent holiday caravan sites have permanently sited caravans which are let out to holiday makers.
Planning permission is required and the site must be licensed under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 Section 3.
Tented camp sites have tents only and need a licence if the site operates more than 42 consecutive days or for more than 60 days in total in any 12 consecutive months.
A licence is required under section 269 of the Public Health Act 1936.