Busking or Street Entertaining Permit - Victoria


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

Service type


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 approval.

Applicants must hold a current public liability insurance policy to the value of $5 million.

Buskers under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while performing.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $130.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $78.00

Application processing fee. Fees for 2017-18.


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

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

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.

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: Contact Us (Opens in new window)