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Notifying local council about running a leisure facility

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you intend to run a leisure facility with night's lodging (e.g. a hotel, bed and breakfast or campsite) in the Netherlands, you must to notify your local municipality within 3 days if you:

  • acquire a leisure facility
  • discontinue the operation of a leisure facility
  • reallocate your leisure facility

Not all municipalities require notification within 3 days. Make sure to check with your local municipality in time.

Permits

Before you notify your municipality you must ensure you hold the following permits:

  • an alcohol licence under the Licencing and Catering Act if you serve alcoholic beverages
  • a camping permit in case you operate a campsite

You also have to maintain a visitor register.

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