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

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

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$239.45

In addition to the licence, you will need to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Miscellaneous$2,143.40

Bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation

Droving per head daily fees range between $1.65 and $3.18, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. 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 to the Agency.


Administering agency

South Gippsland Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2014

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
South Gippsland Shire Council


Operating address:
9 Smith Street
Leongatha
Victoria 3953
Mailing address:
Private Bag 4
Leongatha
Victoria 3953

Phone:

03 5662 9200

Fax:

03 5662 3754
council@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

Website:

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