Busking Permit Application

Apply for a Busking Permit

Step 1.Read the information on this page to understand what is required.

This includes information on costs, duration of the permit and permit conditions.

Step 2.Contact your local traders group or chamber of commerce for a letter of consent.

Applications to busk must have attached to them a letter of consent from the relevant trader group or Chamber of Commerce.

Step 3.Apply for your permit

Please note: applications cannot be processed without a letter of consent.

Are you 16 or younger? Then please apply online here, for all other busking and street performer permits please:

Apply and pay online

or download and complete: Busking Permit Application Form(PDF, 108KB), then bring the completed form and payment to any customer service office.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire General Purposes Local Law Part 2 Section 13 regulates activities such as busking on roads or public places through a permit process.

A regulated number of permits will be issued at any one time at various locations throughout the Mornington Peninsula. The Shire Ranger team is responsible for assessing permit applications.

  • Applications to busk must have attached to them a letter of consent from the relevant trader group or Chamber of Commerce.
  • All permits issued will contain a number of conditions which must be adhered to by the performer. Failure to do so may result in the permit being amended or cancelled.
  • The requirement for public liability insurance will be assessed on each application received.

For further information please contact Customer Service on: 1300 850 600 or 5950 1000