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Current Applications and Consultations
On this page you can see all current applications and consultations.
Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy Review
We are reviewing our Private Hire & Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy and want your views on the proposed changes.
We review the policy at least every five years and makes such revisions as considered appropriate at any other times. Our Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy (licensed transport policy) was approved in 2016 and amended in 2018 and again in 2019.
This policy has been revised in line with the Department for Transport's recently published 'Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Standards'. The current licensed transport policy already included some of these recommended standards, and in this review we propose to follow all the Department of Transport's recommendations.
To view a copy of the draft policy document and complete the survey, visit our consultation site.
Current application representations
Members of the public can make representations on current applications before the end the public consultation period. Representations must be relevant and based on the likely effect of granting the application give reasons or detail specific concerns with dates and times were possible. This is a relevant representation. The Licensing Authority will not consider representations that are frivolous or vexatious, e.g. a frivolous representation may be one that does not have a serious purpose or is not serious in its nature, whilst a vexatious representation may be one that is made purely to cause annoyance to the applicant.
Considerations under the Licensing Act 2003 are:
- The prevention of crime and disorder
- Public safety
- The prevention of public nuisance
- The protection of children from harm
Considerations under the Business & Planning Act 2020 are:
- Public safety
- Public amenity
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How to make a representation
If you would like to make a representation, please complete the appropriate representation form below and email to [email protected]. Please note that a full copy of your representation (including your contact details) will shared with the applicant and summaries of the comments received will also be displayed on our website. You may wish to keep a copy of the completed form for your records.
There is also guidance on how to make a representation available.