Environmental Health manages the registration and renewal of various forms of accommodation including holiday homes, motels, resorts, backpackers, bed and breakfasts and caravan parks. We also inspect accommodation premises and investigate complaints.
If you are a new owner of a lodging house (motel, backpackers, bed and breakfast, resort), please complete the Application – change of owner of a lodging house.(PDF, 301KB)
If you are considering making your home available for short term rental, you are required to apply to the City of Busselton to change the status of your property from ‘residential’ to ‘holiday home’. This is done as a two-step process:
Submit a Development Application for ‘Change of Use’(PDF, 1018KB)
Submit an Application for Registration of a Holiday Home(PDF, 342KB)
Please check carefully to ensure you have submitted all required information as listed on each form as incomplete applications will be returned. Application fees apply and are listed on each form.
If you are changing ownership of an already registered holiday home, please complete the Application – Change of owner to a registered holiday home(PDF, 341KB)
If you have changed the manager of your holiday home, please complete the Application – holiday home change of manager.
If you would like to make a complaint about a holiday home, please phone 9781 0471 and talk to someone in Environmental Health or put your concerns in writing.
If you need to renew your caravan park licence, please complete the Application – Caravan park licence or renewal of licence(PDF, 359KB).
If you would like to apply to erect a park home in a caravan park, please look at our Guidelines – park home applicatio(PDF, 221KB)n for requirements before completing the Application – Park Home / Annexe.
The requirements for the erection of other structures in a caravan park including sheds, tropical roofs and patios will depend on the dimensions of the structure and if a building permit is required. For further information you may like to look at our Guidelines – rigid annexe application(PDF, 217KB) or Guidelines – to applying to erect a shed, tropical roof, pergola etc. in a caravan park.(PDF, 317KB)
If the information or document that you are looking for is not here, please phone 9781 0444 and ask to speak to someone in Environmental Health.