Busking Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to busk or perform other forms of entertainment in a public place for money or other type of reward.

Busking includes playing a musical instrument, pavement art, singing, conjuring, juggling, mime, mimicry, dancing, puppetry, performance art, and other theatrical or visual activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $10.00

General busker (two hour timeslots). Other fees may apply, please contact the Contact Officer for further fee information.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Hornsby Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Hornsby Shire Council

Operating address: Administration Centre, 296 Peats Ferry Road
NSW 2077
Mailing address: PO BOX 37
Hornsby, New South Wales 1630
Phone: 02 9847 6666
Fax: 02 9847 6999
Email: hsc@hornsby.nsw.gov.au
Website: Hornsby Shire Council (Opens in new window)