Busking or Street Entertaining Permit - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to busk or perform street theatre or other forms of entertainment on a road or in a public place. Busking includes (but is not limited to):

  • playing a musical instrument
  • pavement art
  • singing
  • conjuring
  • juggling
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • dancing
  • puppetry
  • performance art
  • recitation
  • other theatrical or visual activities which attract, or are conducted to attract a donation (and not a set fee).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the responsible council for details of any specific eligibility in relation to your activity or insurance requirements for this permit.

Duration

Duration does not exceed 1 year unless stated.

Expiry

Expires 1 year after issue date.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$5.00

Per six months. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
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Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Council.


Administering agency

City of Ballarat

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 17 2008

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
City of Ballarat


Operating address:
The Pheonix
25 Armstrong Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350
Mailing address:
PO BOX 655
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone:

03 5320 5566
ballcity@ballarat.vic.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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