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

Statement of Trade for Water Transport Vehicle - Please contact Streatrader for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

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

Administering agency

Swan Hill Rural City 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

Public Health Department
Swan Hill Rural City Council


Operating address:
45 Splatt Street
Swan Hill
Victoria 3585
Mailing address:
PO BOX 488
Swan Hill, Victoria 3585

Phone:

03 5036 2591

Fax:

03 5036 2340
health@swanhill.vic.gov.au

Website:

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