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If you provide staff accommodation in caravans on your holiday park and your employees have to occupy the accommodation for the better performance of their duties then those caravans could be included in your business rates rather than being assessed…Read more
The Housing Act 2004 required any deposits paid by a tenant under an assured shorthold tenancy (“AST”) created on or after 6 April 2007 to be registered in a Tenancy Deposit Scheme (“TDS”). This provision has now been extended to…Read more
Where a park owner applies for a refusal order, on grounds that a purchaser of a mobile home bought prior to 26 May 2013 breaches a park rule relating to age, number or type of pets, or number or type…Read more
What procedure must your local authority follow when granting, transferring or altering site licences?
With effect from 1 April 2014 the Mobile Homes Act 2013 amended the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (“the Act”) with regards to site licence applications for residential parks. In particular the Act was amended to provide…Read more
Recently the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) were asked to consider whether the local authority had any power to amend the park rules for a residential park in England. The facts of the case were as follows. A residential park…Read more