Street Entertainer's Permit - Shire of Northam - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to perform street entertainment, including busking, playing musical instruments, singing, acting and reciting poetry. If you are under the age of 14 years, you may need to seek council's special authorisation.

The permit will specify the area and time that you are allowed to perform. You must not cause offence by your appearance or with your entertainment.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


Depends on fees paid


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Street entertainer (busker) permit fees:

  • Daily (1 day) - $27.00
  • Weekly (7 consecutive days) - $152.00
  • Monthly (30 consecutive days) - $271.00
  • Annual (365 consecutive days) - 1293.00.

Fees for 2022-23


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Activities In Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2018

Administering agency

Shire of Northam

Contact details

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