Busker/street performer licence (Mount Isa) - Mount Isa City Council - Queensland

Description

You will require this permit to busk or perform forms of entertainment in a public place for money or other type of reward. Busking is regulated to ensure it does not unreasonably impact upon residents and businesses.

Examples of activities which commonly require this permit include:

  • singing or playing a musical instrument
  • juggling
  • dancing
  • magic
  • puppetry
  • miming
  • living statue acts.

You will not require this permit if you are busking on private property, including non-council-controlled areas, roads, and reserves.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You may need to take out public liability insurance to a minimum value of $10 million and name your local council as an interested party. A copy of this document must be submitted before your application is given approval.

To carry out busking activities you must ensure the busking activities do not:

  • cause damage to any council property
  • unreasonably interfere with residential amenity
  • unreasonably interfere with the interests of commercial operators in the vicinity of the busking activity.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Application process

To apply for this permit, you must:

  • complete the approved application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Additional information

Some instruments may be prohibited under council local law.

Administering agency

Mount Isa City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environmental Health Officer

Mount Isa City Council

Operating address: 23 West Street
Mt Isa, Queensland 4825
Mailing address: PO BOX 815
Mount Isa, Queensland 4825
Phone: 07 4747 3200
Fax: 07 4747 3209
Email: city@mountisa.qld.gov.au
Website: Mount Isa City Council (Opens in new window)