Application for horse powered vehicles or pedicabs carrying passengers permit - Queensland


This permit is required for horse powered carriages or pedicabs carrying passengers.

Service type


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


Council determines the length of this approval.

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Additional information

A statement is to be provided by the owner that the vehicle complies with the provisions of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management-Road Rules) Regulation 1999

  • Part 13 Division 2 Section 223 Using lights when riding an animal-drawn vehicle at night or in hazardous weather conditions and
  • Part 18 Division 2A Section 303B (Horse Drawn Carriages)  A person in charge of an animal drawing a vehicle must ensure that the vehicle has an efficient brake capable of stopping and holding the vehicle or
  • Part 15 Sections 246, 258 and 259 (Pedicabs) 

Provide a veterinarian certificate confirming condition of each horse.

Provide a copy of relevant stable approval.


The permit holder shall effect and maintain in force at all times a Public Liability Insurance Policy noting Council's interests as an insured party in respect of the purpose for which the permit is granted. The sum insured of such policy shall not be less than $10,000,000.00 or such other amount as determined by an authorised person. Evidence of such cover is to be provided with the application.

Administering agency

Local Council

Contact details

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