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

Description

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

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Permit holder must provide a herd declaration issued by the Department of Agriculture or a veterinary certificate issued not more than 3 months prior to application certifying the livestock are free from disease and capable of being driven a minimum of 4km per day.

Please refer to the relevant local council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

For all other stock crossing permit fees, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Application All $332.00

Installation of stock crossing signs (in addition to the cost of the sign). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Inspection All $142.00

Stock crossing inspection fee for siting of signs. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

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

Administering agency

Moyne 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

Moyne Shire Council

Operating address: Princes Street
Port Fairy
Victoria 3284
Mailing address: PO BOX 51
Port Fairy, Victoria 3284
Toll Free: 1300 656 564
Phone: 03 5568 0555
Fax: 03 5568 2515
Email: moyne@moyne.vic.gov.au
Website: Moyne Shire Council (Opens in new window)