Busking Permit - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to busk or perform 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).

Please note, as a busker you are not permitted to:

  • Perform a political or religious speech;
  • Obstruct a footpath;
  • Use any form of sound amplification or electrically amplified instruments; or
  • Wear or display any advertising matter.

You must not perform within 100 metres of a premises after being requested by the occupier to cease, unless you obtain a permit from the Council to continue.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

An application for permit is to be in writing and accompanied by:

  • A statement specifying the type of activity proposed;
  • A statement detailing the required period of the permit;
  • A scaled drawing showing location and extent of the activity;
  • Any other information the General Manager may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $5.50

Daily fee.

Apply Application $103.00 Annual fee.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Busking Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Public Places By-Law 1 2015

Administering agency

Sorell Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Sorell Council

Operating address: 47 Cole Street
Sorell
TAS 7172
Mailing address: PO BOX 126
Sorell, Tasmania 7172
Phone: 03 6269 0000
Fax: 03 6269 0014
Email: sorell.council@sorell.tas.gov.au
Website: Sorell Council (Opens in new window)