Registration of a Private Water Transport / Carter Vehicle - Victoria

Description

A water transport vehicle is a vehicle used by a private water carter. If you intend to sell the water for any purpose connected with human consumption (such as preparation of food or ice, or to preserve unpackaged food) you will need this licence.

You will need to register your business 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

To obtain this registration you must:

  • Register under the Food Act;
  • Contact your principal council; and
  • Lodge your registration form with your principal council to ensure you meet your obligations under the Food Act.

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to keep records about which water corporations you purchase your drinking water from, their contact details and dockets and invoices.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration of a Private Water Transport / Carter Vehicle - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
General All Statement of Trade for Water Transport Vehicle - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement process

You will need to lodge Statements of Trade (SOT), this should be done after you have been approved by your principal council.

Allow at least 5 days before you operate in any locality to lodge a Food Act statement of trade (SOT). You will need to lodge with your principal council as well as any council which you will be trading in. This advises council where and when you will be trading in their localities, your SOTs do not need to be approved by council. You may also wish to complete a SOT for all council districts in which you may deliver water to. You can list all councils on the one form, but you will need to send a copy to each council.

Approval time

Ten days for a statement of trade after principal council approval.

Administering agency

Moira Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Moira Shire Council

Operating address: 44 Station Street
Cobram
Victoria 3644
Mailing address: PO BOX 578
Cobram, Victoria 3643
Email: info@moira.vic.gov.au