Application for horse powered vehicles or pedicabs carrying passengers permit - Queensland

Service summary

This permit is required for horse powered carriages or pedicabs carrying passengers.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


You cannot transfer this permit.


This is an annual permit for the period 1 September to 31 August.


As stated on the application form.


This permit can be obtained by submitting a completed Horse drawn vehicles or pedicab carrying passengers permit application form together with the appropriate fees to the Chief Executive Officer.

Additional information

A statement is to be provided by the owner that the vehicle complies with the provisions of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management-Road Rules) Regulation 1999 - Part 13 Division 2 Section 223 and Part 18 Division 2A Section 303B (Horse Drawn Carriages) or Part 15 Sections 246, 258 and 259 (Pedicabs).

Provide a veterinarian certificate confirming condition of each horse.

Provide a copy of relevant stable approval.


The permit holder shall effect and maintain in force at all times a Public Liability Insurance Policy noting Council's interests as an insured party in respect of the purpose for which the permit is granted. The sum insured of such policy shall not be less than $10,000,000.00 or such other amount as determined by an authorised person. Evidence of such cover is to be provided with the application.

Administering agency

City of Gold Coast

Contact details

City of Gold Coast

Operating address:
135 Bundall Road
Queensland 4217
Mailing address:
PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9729


07 5582 8211


1300 694 222


07 5596 3653


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