Registration of a Private Water Transport / Carter Vehicle - Victoria

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to deliver water with a water transport vehicle to the public for human consumption.

A water transport vehicle is a vehicle from which water is transported, sold or handled with the intention of selling. Water intended for human consumption includes water used in the preparation of food or ice, or to preserve unpackaged food.

You will only need to register with the council in which your vehicle is garaged (principal council), regardless of where you deliver the water. If you operate more than one vehicle, then you need to register with the council in which the majority of vehicles are garaged.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to:

  • submit a State of Trade 5 days before you operate in any council
  • submit a State of Trade once per year to each council you continue to operate in
  • keep records about which water corporations you purchase your drinking water from, their contact details, and any dockets and invoices.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $250.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Transfer Transfer All -

Transfer of temporary stall/mobile/vending fee. Fees range between $120 and $140, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Act(s) name

Food Act 1984 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Food (Forms and Registration) Regulations 2005 VIC

Application process

Apply

This is a single council registration. Regardless of how many council districts you operate in, you only need to register in your principal council.

Lodgement process

Apply

You can lodge your registration application through Streatrader.

Additional information

You are responsible for ensuring that water sold for human consumption is safe to drink or use in food preparation. You can do this by ensuring that:

  • water is sourced from a potable source
  • only registered water transport vehicles are used
  • water transport vehicles are able to be cleaned and sanitised appropriately.

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

Contact details

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

Health Services Officer

City of Melbourne

Operating address: 90 - 120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1603
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9658 8858
Phone: 03 9658 9658
Fax: 03 9650 1026
Email: health@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Melbourne (Opens in new window)