Under what circumstances is it required ?
You will require this concession to allow increased mass limits for logging vehicles due to the difficulty in estimating the exact weight of logs in the forest and positioning those logs on the vehicle so as to spread the load appropriately.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
- Logging vehicles
vehicles transporting logs from forest to sawmill or port.
What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?
You are required to have:
- on board scales fitted to the vehicle. Where cypress and plantation logs are weighed as part of delivery procedures, in line with Forest Service requirements, the requirement to install on board scales will be waived.
- consent from the local council to operate the concessional masses on their roads.
Can it be transferred?
You cannot transfer this concession.
This concession will remain in force for 12 months.
No fees are payable for this concession.
How Do I Obtain It?
You can apply for this concession by completing a "Log Timber Concession Application/Renewal Form" (Form F1131) and submitting it to the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
You can also obtain copies of the application form from the Department of Transport and Main Roads by phoning (07) 3066 5508 or visiting any Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer Service Centre.
Alternatively, you can view the Information Bulletin and application on the TMR website.
Please see the Information Bulletin Log Timber Concession for further information.
The concession can be renewed by completing a "Log Timber Concession Application/Renewal" form and submitting it to the Department of Transport and Main Roads at the address given in this summary sheet.
You may transport logs from forest direct to port for export or to a sawmill.
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program
Statewide Heavy Vehicle Program Delivery Branch
Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (Queensland)
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