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

Separate permits are required for each location, and opportunities are limited. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application For 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

Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas By-Law 5 2008

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Hobart City Council

Operating address: 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
TAS 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6238 2711
Fax: 03 6234 7109
Email: coh@hobartcity.com.au
Website: Hobart City Council (Opens in new window)