Permit to Move or Drive Animals / Livestock on Roads - Horsham Rural City Council - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to drive or move livestock along a road or through a public area, for the purpose of moving animals from one area to another.


The moving of livestock can only be undertaken during daylight hours, and stock should not be led on a road at night except in the case of an emergency, or to lead the stock to or from a dairy. Placement of Stock ahead signs will need to be placed behind and ahead of the livestock.


Livestock includes but is not limited to, horses, cattle, swine, sheep, goats and deer.


Please consult the Contact Officer for further details specific to the area where you intend to drove.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult Council for details regarding any conditions you will need to comply with.


Please note that you will only require this permit if you are driving livestock from outside of the municipal district through the municipal district (to a destination outside of the municipal district) or into the municipal district.


You do not require this permit if you are driving livestock from within the municipal district to a destination within or out of the municipal district, provided you comply with certain conditions.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $69.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Approval time

You will need to apply for this permit at least 24 hours in advance.

Administering agency

Horsham Rural City Council

Contact details

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