Busking or Street Entertaining Permit - City of Stonnington - Victoria


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).

Busking is only permitted between 9am and 9pm daily. Acts involving the participation of more than six persons are not permitted.

Additional conditions may apply.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the relevant Council for details of any eligibility requirements for this permit.


Permits are issued for the duration of the following 6 month cycles. - 1 October to 31 March - 1 April to 30 September


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $55.00

Fee for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Administering agency

City of Stonnington

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:

Building and Local Law Services

City of Stonnington

Operating address: 311 Glenferrie Road
Malvern, Victoria 3144
Mailing address: PO BOX 58
Malvern, Victoria 3144
Phone: 03 8290 1333
Fax: 03 9521 2255
Email: council@stonnington.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Stonnington (Opens in new window)