Decision details

Consultation on Revisions to the Council's Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




(1)      That, with due consideration, the following comments are made for consideration in the preparation of the final policy to be passed to Full Council for adoption:


·      Endorse the changes proposed by officers and the further revisions intended as a result of consultation feedback as outlined in their introduction to the Committee.

·      Request officers consider how vintage vehicles used for private hire can be included in the policy.

·      For officers to look into how wheelchair accessibility vehicles will meet the ultra-low emissions policy to ensure the emissions policy does not reduce availability of wheelchair accessible vehicles.

·      Thanks to the officers for the hard work they have put into creating the draft policy.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Report author: Richard Webb

Publication date: 19/01/2023

Date of decision: 18/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Licensing Committee

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