Busking Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to busk or perform other forms of entertainment on a road or in a public place. Busking includes playing a musical instrument, pavement art, singing, conjuring, juggling, mime, mimicry, dancing, puppetry, performance art, recitation and other theatrical or visual activities which attract, or are conducted to attract a donation (and not a set fee).

Please note, as a busker you are not permitted to:

  • Perform a political or religious speech;
  • Obstruct a footpath;
  • Use any form of sound amplification or electrically amplified instruments; or
  • Wear or display any advertising matter.

You must not perform within 100 metres of a premises after being requested by the occupier to cease, unless you obtain a permit from the Council to continue.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a busking permit you must pass an audition.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Busking Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Launceston City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Malls By-Law 1 2010

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Launceston City Council


Operating address:
Town Hall, 18-28 St John Street
Launceston
Tas 7250
Mailing address:
PO BOX 396
Launceston, Tasmania 7250

Phone:

03 6323 3000

Fax:

03 6323 3001
contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au

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