Busking Permit - Cityprom - Tasmania


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
  • 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


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a busking permit you must pass an audition and provide proof of identity. You will also need to comply with the conditions outlined in the Busking Code of Conduct.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $25.00

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania


Permits are not transferable.

Administering agency


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:



Operating address: Level 1
63 Cameron Street
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Mailing address: PO BOX 1441
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6334 3321
Fax: 03 6331 3092
Website: Cityprom (Opens in new window)

Supporting information