Decision details

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

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a revised Taxi Licensing Policy following consultation and recommend to Council it be adopted




(1)           That having given due consideration to the proposed changes to the Council’s Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy and the comments received during the consultation process, the proposed policy revisions be endorsed for submission to Full Council on 28 February 2023 and Full Council be recommended to adopt the Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy.


(2)           That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director Regulatory Services and Community Safety, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Safer Communities, to incorporate the endorsed policy revisions and finalise the Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy for submission to Full Council.


Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Corporate Priorities : Healthy, resilient and engaged communities;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Richard Rockall, Licensing Manager Email: Tel: 01295 753744, Richard Webb, Assistant Director Regulatory Services & Community Safety Email: Tel: 0300 003 0208.

Report author: Richard Webb

Publication date: 07/02/2023

Date of decision: 06/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 11/02/2023

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