Permit to Move or Drive Animals / Livestock on Roads - Alpine Shire Council - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to drive or move animals along a road or through a public area.

Except in case of emergency, animals may only be moved or driven during daylight hours.

Livestock includes, but is not limited to:

  • horses
  • cattle
  • swine
  • sheep
  • goats
  • deer.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must ensure that:

  • The maximum number of livestock to be driven does not exceed 6000 sheep, 500 large cattle or 200 pigs, horses, goats or other livestock in total;
  • Appropriate signage is in place;
  • Livestock camped over night will be enclosed and not on areas of high conservation value;
  • Livestock are fit and healthy and free from disease and parasites;
  • You hold public liability insurance to at least $5 million;
  • Livestock are supervised at all times;
  • You comply with any other written or verbal instructions from council;
  • Give notice within 48 hours to land owners of the intended movement of livestock along that route.


30 June next year or as specified in 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 Move or Drive Animals / Livestock on Roads - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 5 2019

Lodgement process


You must lodge your application with council at least 5 days before the undertaking of the proposed activity in a form approved by Council and accompanied by the required fee and a bond of $1,000.

Administering agency

Alpine Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Local Laws Officer

Alpine Shire Council

Operating address: Corner Churchill Avenue and Hawthorn Lane
Bright, Victoria 3741
Mailing address: PO BOX 139
Bright, Victoria 3741
Phone: 03 5755 0555
Website: Alpine Shire Council (Opens in new window)