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 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).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will only be permitted to busk for one hour, per day, per location. Your initial permit will be issued for one month, and subsequent permits may be issued for extended time if no justifiable complaints were received during the first month.

If you wish to perform in Central Activities Area (CAA) of Geelong you will also need to get permission from our Central Geelong and Waterfront Department prior to submitting this application.

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

Duration

Duration does not exceed 12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$18.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Lodgement

Apply

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


Approval time

Please allow at least ten working days prior to starting.

Administering agency

City of Greater Geelong

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2014

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
City of Greater Geelong


Mailing address:
PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone:

03 5272 5272

Fax:

03 5272 4277
contactus@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Central Geelong & Waterfront Department
City of Greater Geelong


Operating address:
City Hall
30 Gheringhap Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address:
PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone:

03 5272 5272

Fax:

03 5272 4277
contactus@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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