Town of Port Hedland
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Illegal Camping

A person may camp up to 24 hours in a caravan or other vehicle on a roadside rest area or on road reserves in an emergency. A person may also camp up to 3 nights in any period of 28 days on land which he or she owns or has the legal right to occupy, and may camp for longer than 3 nights on such land if he or she has written approval from the Local Authority. The approval is for 3 months in any 12 month period.

A person may also camp in a caravan with the written approval of the local Authority for a period of up to 12 months where that person has the legal right to occupy the land whilst they possess a current building license.

To obtain an Application for Temporary Accommodation, please download the Temporary Accommodation form, or if you have any further queries please contact our Environmental Health Services on (08) 91589 300.