A written holiday Licence Agreement is an essential tool for park owners to protect their businesses.
A written contract will contain the terms upon which the caravan owner is entitled to station their caravan on the park. These terms could include payment of the pitch fee and other charges, a requirement to insure the caravan and how and when the agreement will come to an end. read more
We have heard from many residential park owners that their local authorities are refusing to register a park’s rules for various different reasons. These reasons have included failing to consult the council on the proposed park rules, proposing a prescribed matter and failing to use documentation which the local authority has drafted. read more
Most road traffic law applies to any roads, public places or other highways to which the public have access. Roads will generally include footpaths, cycle tracks, carriageways and many roadways on private land. read more
The Mobile Homes Act 1983, as amended, and the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 require homeowners to follow a set legal procedure when selling or gifting their park home and assigning their Written Statement.
The procedure requires homeowners to use prescribed forms drafted by the Government (or a form substantially to the like effect) which include a Buyer’s Information Form, a Notice of Proposed Sale, an Assignment Form and a Notice of Assignment Form. read more
On 1 October 2014 the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (“the Act”) will come into force for all Welsh residential parks introducing changes to the pitch fee review, the selling and gifting process and the site licensing regime.
Park owners of Welsh residential parks will need to ensure they are familiar with the provisions of the Act. read more
After 3 February 2015 your residential park rules will cease to exist unless you implement a new set of park rules in accordance with the Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (England) Regulations 2014 (“the Regulations”).
The regulations set new criteria which all park rules must meet to be valid. If your park rules do not meet the criteria they will not be valid. read more
A Tribunal has considered whether pitch fee review forms which have been signed by an employee of the park owner are valid. read more
On 1 October 2014 the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (“the Act”) will come into force for all residential parks in Wales.
The Act will introduce significant changes to the selling and gifting procedure, the review of pitch fees and the site licensing regime. read more
In a recent case the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (“the Tribunal”) determined a further instance where the pitch fee review form will be deemed invalid. read more
On 18 July 2014 the Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Mobile Homes Act 2013 and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2014 (“the Order”) transferred certain site licensing applications to the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). read more