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At Alert Level 3: Step 2 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Some customer-facing facilities like service centres and community centres are now open. Essential services continue.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app, wear a face covering, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick. For information about council services and closures, see the COVID-19 section

Learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19. See OurAuckland

2. Apply for a special street performance licence

You should know

The licencing office will be closed from 12pm(noon) on Tuesday 22 December 2020 to Tuesday 5 January 2021. If you submit an application during this period, we will begin processing it from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

If your licence is due to expire before or during this period, please contact the street trading team to renew your licence before Monday 21 December 2020.

Any new licence applications received after Friday 18 December 2020 will not begin to be processed until 6 January 2021.

Complete the special street performance safety plan​

You will need to complete the special street performance safety plan before you apply.

How to apply for a special street performance licence

 By post

​Send your completed plan to:

Auckland Council Licensing and Compliance Services
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

​Bring your completed plan to one of our service centres.

​We will review your plan and let you know our decision within ten working days.

Application fee

There is no fee for this licence.​