Tourism and accommodation
  • Last updated:
  • 24 Sep 2020

Council regulates caravan parks, camping grounds and entertainment venues operating within the special entertainment precinct. Starting a new caravan park, taking over an existing park or looking to hold amplified music within the special entertainment precinct? You may need a licence. 

  • Caravan parks and camping

    Sunshine Coast Council regulates accommodation (caravan) parks and camping grounds to ensure that they are maintained in a clean and hygienic condition and that they provide appropriate facilities. Complying with council's requirements will help provide a safe environment for your customers. Visit the Toolbox website for information on:

    • when you need an approval
    • how to apply
    • how to comply and
    • other tools and resources.
  • Rental accommodation

    Council no longer regulates commercial/prescribed accommodation premises. However before starting a new business, you must consider the following requirements: 

    • planning
    • building and 
    • plumbing 

    For more information visit the Toolbox website.

  • Amplified music venue
    Council regulates entertainment venues operating within the special entertainment precinct. If you are planning to have amplified music in the Nambour special entertainment precinct you may need a permit under Local Law No 1 (Administration) 2011. Visit the Operation of an amplified music venue within a special entertainment precinct page for more information.