Busking or Street Entertaining Permit - Latrobe City Council - Victoria


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).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.


12 months or as specified in the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $64.00

Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All $39.00

Insurance ($10m cover with $250 excess (subject to policy terms & conditions). Available to uninsured, non-high risk applicants, hiring any part, or all of a council owned or controlled facility, or involved in a council event or program or being a permit holder for a council event or program), including, but not limited to:

  • performers
  • stallholders
  • artists
  • street stallholders
  • buskers
  • tutors / instructors.

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 2 2016

Administering agency

Latrobe City Council

Contact details

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