Permit to Operate Animal Industries - Victoria


You will need this permit to operate an animal industry site. Animal industry sites are sites which have more than 5000 animals concentrated together in a piggery, feedlot or dairy for agricultural production. They also include operators which discharge or deposit waste solely to land.

Animal industries include:

  • piggeries
  • cattle feedlots
  • sheep feedlots
  • goat feedlots
  • dairy feedstalls.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 2017 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2021 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Contact details

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