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

Separate permits are required for each location, and opportunities are limited. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas By-Law 5 2008

Contact details

Hobart City Council


Phone:

03 6238 2711

Fax:

03 6234 7109
coh@hobartcity.com.au

Supporting information

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