Permit to Keep General Livestock - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to keep general livestock in non-rural areas (i.e. areas not specified by a planning scheme). You will need to contact your local council to ascertain which areas are covered by a planning scheme.

Some exemptions may apply, such as where you hold a planning permit that allows for the keeping of livestock. For the purposes of this permit general livestock includes, but is not limited to, animals such as:

  • horses
  • cattle
  • sheep
  • pigs
  • poultry
  • ratites
  • buffalo
  • camels
  • alpacas
  • deer.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

This permit applies to land areas less than 4000 square metres. If the land is within a Special Use Zone Permit, you will need to comply with the provisions of the Register of Non-Conforming Uses.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application for a Permit to Keep More Animals than Specified - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Application for a Permit to Keep More Animals than Specified - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Application for Permit to Keep General Livestock - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

Please allow up to 14 days.

Administering agency

Nillumbik Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Amenity Local Law 2013

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Nillumbik Shire Council


Operating address:
Civic Drive
Greensborough
Victoria 3088
Mailing address:
PO BOX 476
Greensborough, Victoria 3088

Other:

03 9433 3111

Other:

03 9433 3777
nillumbik@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

Website:

Nillumbik Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.