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


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

The moving of animals 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.

Livestock includes, but is not limited to:

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

Your council can provide further details specific to the area where you intend to drive.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Council for details specific to your permit needs.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You may also need to fill out an application for a Road Leasing Agreement (Policy).


As detailed on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $104.00

You will be required to lodge a bond and pay a daily fee per head of livestock. Fees for 2017-18.

Comply Lodgement All $1000.00

Bond. Fees for 2017-18.

Comply Variation All $0.06

Per head of any other livestock. Fees for 2017-18.

Comply Variation All $0.20

Per head of cattle. Fees for 2017-18.

Comply Variation All $0.06

Per head of sheep. Fees for 2017-18.


Local law(s) name

Livestock Local Law 2 2015

Administering agency

Corangamite 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

Corangamite Shire Council

Operating address: 181 Manifold Street
Camperdown, Victoria 3260
Mailing address: PO BOX 84
Camperdown, Victoria 3260
Phone: 03 5593 7100
Fax: 03 5593 2695
Website: Corangamite Shire Council (Opens in new window)