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

You may be exempt from the requirement for a permit if you have the written permission of the owner or occupier of the premises adjacent to where you propose to busk, and you intend to busk for only one hour per day.

You must not cause an obstruction or inconvenience to persons using the road or footpath.

You may also need Council's permission to use a sign.

Duration

As specified on the permit

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$37.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Mount Alexander Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Roads and Council Land Local Law 2 2010

Fundraising and Events Local Law 6 2010

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Mount Alexander Shire Council


Operating address:
Corner Lyttleton Street and Lloyd Street
Castlemaine
Victoria 3450
Mailing address:
PO BOX 185
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450

Phone:

03 5471 1700
Info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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