Forest Produce Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to harvest timber or other forest produce from a state forest (reserved forests and protected forests). A licence may be granted to authorise any of the following purposes:

  • thin, cut and remove timber
  • cut forest produce
  • dig forest produce
  • take away forest produce.

Your licence will cover an area of up to 1.25 hectares, unless special approval from the Agency for a greater area is obtained.

Forest produce includes:

  • all parts of trees or plants
  • honey and beeswax
  • eucalypt oil
  • firewood
  • stone, gravel, limestone, lime
  • salt
  • sand, loam, clay or brick-earth.

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

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Land Management Policy Division

Act(s) name

Forests Act 1958 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Forests (Licences and Permits) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Information Officer
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Land Management Policy Division


Operating address:
8 Nicholson Street
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 500
Melbourne, Victoria 3002

Phone:

03 9637 9680
andrew.taylor@delwp.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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