Busking or Street Entertaining Permit - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to busk or perform street theatre or other forms of entertainment on a road or in a public place. Busking includes (but is not limited to):

  • playing a musical instrument
  • pavement art
  • singing
  • conjuring
  • juggling
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • dancing
  • puppetry
  • performance art
  • recitation
  • other theatrical or visual activities which attract, or are conducted to attract a donation (and not a set fee).


If the performance location is in a shopping district, times of performances will be restricted to the shopping hours in force.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must choose one location at which you intend to perform. If the location of the performance is adjacent to a shop you must have obtained the shop owners written approval.

Applicants must hold a current public liability insurance policy.

Buskers under the age of 16 must have permission granted by a parent or guardian.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00

Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Apply to Perform as a Busker (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2 2012

Approval time

Applications must be lodged two weeks prior to the intended performance.

Administering agency

Bayside 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:

Bayside City Council

Operating address: 76 Royal Avenue
Sandringham, Victoria 3191
Mailing address: PO BOX 27
Sandringham, Victoria 3191
Phone: 03 9599 4444
Fax: 03 9598 4474
Contact us website: Bayside City Council - Contact Us Form (Opens in new window)
Website: Bayside City Council (Opens in new window)