Permit to Operate a Saleyard - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to operate a saleyard for the purposes of selling livestock such as pigs, cattle or sheep.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may be required to pay a bond for this permit. Please consult the Council for details of any other specific eligibility requirements for this permit.


As indicated on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Operate a Saleyard - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Saleyards Local Law 12 2011

Lodgement process


Your application must be lodged with Council at least 14 days before the proposed sale.

Administering agency

City of Ballarat

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Local Laws Officer

City of Ballarat

Operating address: The Pheonix
25 Armstrong Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350
Mailing address: PO BOX 655
Ballarat, Victoria 3353
Phone: 03 5320 5566
Phone: 03 5320 5500
Website: City of Ballarat (Opens in new window)