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Taxi fees consultation

  • Period: 30 January 2017 - 26 February 2017
  • Status: Closed
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Licensing and applications, Transport
  • Type: Public

SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Sections 53 and 70 hackney carriage proprietor’s licence and hackney carriage driver’s licence fees for zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and private hire vehicle licence, private hire operator’s licence and private hire vehicle driver’s licence fees. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under the above act that Shropshire Council proposes to vary the statutory permissible fees chargeable for hackney carriage, private hire vehicle and operator’s licences and drivers’ licences.  The charges set out below will take effect on 27 February 2017 unless objection is made and not withdrawn.

Licence Type

Current Fee
(£)

Proposed 2017/18 Fee (£)

Drivers:

 

 

Driver’s Joint Badge New 3 year (inc. DVLA, DBS check, first knowledge test and first driver assessment)

218.00

235.00

Driver’s Badge 3 Year Renewal (inc. DVLA and DBS check)

 190.00

202.00

Driver's Knowledge Test Resit

53.00

53.00

Driver Badge Replacement following damage or loss

45.00

45.00

Driver Training assessment

23.00

23.00

Safeguarding Training

39.00

39.00

 

 

 

Vehicles:

 

 

Private Hire Vehicle - new

142.00

148.00

Private Hire Vehicle - renewal

164.00

142.00

Hackney Carriage Vehicle - new

135.00

142.00

Hackney Carriage Vehicle - renewal

152.00

154.00

Hackney Carriage Licence Transfer

99.00

102.00

Private Hire Vehicle Licence Transfer

107.00

108.00

Exterior plate replacement following damage or loss

45.00

45.00

Internal plate replacement following damage or loss

45.00

45.00

Fare Card replacement following damage or loss

2.50

2.50

Private Hire Door Signs (pair)

45.00

45.00

 

 

 

Private Hire Operators –
5 Years - New applications:

 

 

Private Hire Operator – up to and including 30 vehicles and one base

250.00

317.00

Private Hire Operator - >31 vehicles and/or more than one base

672.00

676.00

 

 

 

Private Hire Operators –
5 years - Renewal of licence:

 

 

Private Hire Operator – up to and including 30 vehicles and one base

332.00

253.00

Private Hire Operator - >30 vehicles and /or more than one base

755.00

666.00

 

 

 

Additional Administrative Charges:

 

 

License holder transfer/change of details (e.g. change of address/other minor changes)

24.00

24.00

In accordance with Section 70 (3) (b) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 a copy of this notice may be inspected without payment during normal office hours at the Council’s offices at Shirehall Abbey Foregate Shrewsbury SY2 6ND, for a period of 28 days from 30 January 2017 to 26 February 2017.

Any objections to the proposed fees and charges should be made in writing and addressed to Licensing, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND or by e-mail to taxis@shropshire.gov.uk by 5:00pm on 26 February 2017.

Any objections received, if not withdrawn, will be considered by the Council’s Strategic Licensing Committee on the 22 March 2017 and the fees, with or without modification, shall come into force on 1 April 2017. 

 

Prof. Rod Thomson – Director of Public Health for Shropshire
Dated 25 January 2017

 

Any objections to the proposed fees and charges should be made in writing and addressed to Licensing, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND or by e-mail to taxis@shropshire.gov.uk by 5pm on 26 February 2017.

Any objections received, if not withdrawn, will be considered by the council’s Strategic Licensing Committee on the 22 March 2017 and the fees, with or without modification, shall come into force on 1 April 2017.

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