Permit to Keep General Livestock - Victoria

Description

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

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.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Permit to Keep More Animals than Specified - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application for Permit to Keep General Livestock - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Application for a Permit to Keep More Animals than Specified - PDF (Opens in new window)

Approval time

Please allow up to 14 days.

Administering agency

Nillumbik Shire Council

Contact details

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

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
Email: nillumbik@nillumbik.vic.gov.au
Website: Nillumbik Shire Council (Opens in new window)