The Busker Street Union Oath. We pioneers, entertainers, and mystics — We…

  1. Must not maintain permanence.
  2. Must not obstruct the flow of traffic.
  3. No sales of any product.
  4. Must represent yourself only.
  5. No handouts or advertisements for other businesses.
  6. Must not create hazardous situations.
  7. May accept tips but may not solicit, beg, hustle or physically accost people in any way.
  8. Must ensure noise level does not create problems.
  9. Must respect surrounding business, their clientele and residents.

Definitions of Guidelines:

  1. Must not maintain permanence: Must not set up any structure (tent, table, generator, etc.) that establishes a sense of semi-permanence. Must carry all performance materials on person without the use of wagons or nearby vehicles. Must be ready to re-locate immediately at any given moment.
  2. Must not obstruct the flow of traffic: Unless invited to come closer by the business owner, must remain in the furthest 3 feet of the sidewalk, 15 feet away from any entrance.
  3. No sales of any product: Proper City permits are required for the sale of any product.
  4. Must represent yourself only: No mascots representing business or interests.
  5. No handouts or advertisements for other businesses.
  6. Must not create hazardous situations.
  7. May accept tips but may not solicit, beg, hustle or physically accost people in any way.
  8. Must ensure noise level does not create problems: Must not be audible from 75 feet away.
  9. Must respect surrounding business, their clientele and residents: Must choose appropriate locations for your style of performance. Must not create disturbance.