Busker / street performer permit - Douglas Shire Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to busk or provide 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.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will 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 that you 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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $26.00

Three month permit

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Additional information

Some instruments may be prohibited under council local law.

Administering agency

Douglas Shire 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:

Douglas Shire Council

Operating address: 64 - 66 Front Street
Mossman, Queensland 4873
Mailing address: PO BOX 723
Mossman, Queensland 4873
Phone: 07 4099 9444
Email: enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au
Website: Douglas Shire Council (Opens in new window)