For more information about busking read our busking guidelines for the city of York.
In addition, see the busking bye-laws in York.
Street trading consent
Buskers need street trading consent to sell their CDs in York.
Apply for street trading consent in advance for street trading consent to cover 1, 5 or 10 trading days (for use at your discretion), or a full calendar month.
Apply for street trading consent on the day from Monday to Friday at West Offices.
It is no longer possible to apply for street trading consent on the day on weekends and bank holidays, so you must apply for this in advance from West Offices.
Applying for street trading consent by post or email
If applying for street trading consent by post or email, you must allow 7 working days' notice to receive permission before you intend to sell your CDs.
Street trading restrictions
Trading is not allowed in St Helen’s Square and Stonegate.
Street trading fees
Find out more about street trading consent fees for busking inside the city walls.