Busking permits

A woman with a guitar busking.

To apply for a Lismore City Council Busking Permit, submit the Busking Application Form(PDF, 346KB) in person at the Corporate Centre with a passport-type photo, proof of identity, consent form if under 18, and application fee (see fees and charges).

Special busking activity applications require additional information such as a current first aid certificate, evidence of relevant licenses/certificates, insurance, and an Australian Circus & Physical Theatre Association (ACAPTA) permit.

Approvals are valid for 12 months and not transferable or refundable.

Failure to obtain written approval or comply with terms will be handled according to Council’s Enforcement Policy and Guidelines.

Busking and Spruiking Guidelines(PDF, 134KB)