Concession for Cartage of Log Timber from Forest to Sawmill/Port - Queensland

Service summary

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.

Service type

Licence

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.

Eligibility requirements


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.

Transferability

Can it be transferred?

You cannot transfer this concession.

Duration

This concession will remain in force for 12 months.

Fees

No fees are payable for this concession.

Application

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.


Additional information

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.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads
Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program
Statewide Heavy Vehicle Program Delivery Branch

Act(s) name

Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (Queensland)

Contact details

Heavy Vehicle Operations Officer
Heavy Vehicle Access Operation
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program
Statewide Heavy Vehicle Program Delivery Branch


Operating address:
Heavy Vehicle Operations Officer
Heavy Vehicle Access Operations
Level 10, 313 Adelaide Street
BRISBANE Q 4000
Mailing address:
PO Box 70
Spring Hill
Queensland 4006

Phone:

0730665508

Fax:

0730665502
hvaoperations@tmr.qld.gov.au

Website:

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