Permit to Move or Drive Animals / Livestock on Roads - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to drive or move animals along a road or through a public area, for the purpose of moving animals from one area to another.

The moving of animals can only be undertaken during daylight hours, and stock should not be led on a road at night except in the case of an emergency, or to lead the stock to or from a dairy.

Livestock includes, but is not limited to:

  • horses
  • cattle
  • swine
  • sheep
  • goats
  • deer.

Your council can provide further details specific to the area where you intend to drive.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Show livestock are fit to travel 10km per day toward their destination;
  • Provide specific detail of the route to be travelled;
  • Pay the prescribed fees; and
  • Abide by any other conditions as required by the Council.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$188.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Lodgement$1,540.00

Bond. Fees for 2016-17.

ComplyVariation$0.21

Cattle permit per head per day. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation$0.16

Other livestock permit per head per day. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation$0.04

Sheep permit per head per day. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Permit to Move or Drive Animals / Livestock on Roads - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly with the Council.


Administering agency

Wangaratta Rural City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2014

Murray to Mountain Rail Trail Local Law 3 2009

Contact details

Local Law Enforcement Officer
Wangaratta Rural City Council


Operating address:
62 - 68 Ovens Street
Wangaratta
Victoria 3677
Mailing address:
PO BOX 238
Wangaratta, Victoria 3676

Phone:

03 5722 0888

Fax:

03 5721 9526
council@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

Website:

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