Registration of a Private Water Transport / Carter Vehicle - Victoria

Service summary

A water transport vehicle is a vehicle used by a private water carter. If you intend to sell the water for any purpose connected with human consumption (such as preparation of food or ice, or to preserve unpackaged food) you will need this licence.

You will need to register your business with the council in which your vehicle is garaged (principal council), regardless of where you deliver the water. If you operate more than one vehicle then you need to register with the council in which the majority of vehicles are garaged.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To obtain this registration you must:

  • Register under the Food Act;
  • Contact your principal council; and
  • Lodge your registration form with your principal council to ensure you meet your obligations under the Food Act.

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

Ongoing requirements

You will need to keep records about which water corporations you purchase your drinking water from, their contact details, and any dockets and invoices.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Registration of a Private Water Transport / Carter Vehicle - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

Ten days for a statement of trade after principal council approval.

Administering agency

Pyrenees Shire Council

Act(s) name

Food Act 1984 (Victoria)

Safe Drinking Water Act 2003 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Food (Forms and Registration) Regulations 2005 (Victoria)

Contact details

Environmental Health Services
Pyrenees Shire Council


Operating address:
5 Lawrence Street
Beaufort
Victoria 3373

Phone:

03 5349 1100

Fax:

03 5349 2068
pyrenees@pyrenees.vic.gov.au

Website:

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