Private Hire Car Drivers must have a Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence (PDVL).. Tamper-Evident Decals on Chauffeured Private Hire Cars. Chauffeured private hire cars must display a pair of tamper-evident decals at the front and back windscreens of the vehicle 'I would like a list of all Licensing Authorities that deal directly with the Licensing and control of both the Taxi and Private Hire trade in England. I would like the list to include the area of authority and contact details both email and telephone numbers.' Your request was been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Regard
The draft statutory guidance recommends that private hire vehicle operators should, as a condition of licensing, be required to provide to the licensing authority their policy on employing ex. All prospective applicants for private hire drivers' licences must satisfy the city council, as licensing authority, that they are fit and proper persons to hold such a licence. Please note that the evidence of passing the basic skills assessment and driving skills assessment must be submitted prior to the submission of the application form and Private Hire Vehicle Drivers. By keeping the two tier system, changes can be made so less onerous requirements are made for private hire drivers, eg route knowledge A national private hire vehicle operator commented: It is desirable that the differential between the two types licensing status remain
Since 1 January 2018, emission standards for taxis and private hire vehicles new to licensing have changed. Emissions standards for taxis Emissions standards for PHV The Licensing Authority requires all Taxi and Private Hire Car Licence Holders to comply with the Guidance issued. Please find below the full Guidance: Updated Guidance for Holders of Taxi and Private Hire Licences [137kb] UPDATE: POSITION ON THE USE OF PROTECTIVE PARTITIONS/SCREENS IN LICENSED PRIVATE HIRE CARS - 22 JUNE 202 A. Taxi and Private Hire Licensing. A local authority cannot grant a licence to a driver or private hire operator unless they are satisfied that they are a fit and proper person (sections 51(1)(a)(i), 59(1)(a)(i), 55(1)(a) Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (the 1976 Act)
The licensing authority will vary all taxi licences and private hire vehicle licences granted in the twelve months prior to 30th March 2020. The duration of the licence is extended for a period of 6 months from the date of expiry of the licence whatever that may be Licensed private hire vehicles may only be driven by persons holding a private hire driver's licence issued by the same council issuing the vehicle licence. All private hire vehicles used for day to day private hire must be less than three years old at first licence A local authority must keep separate accounts for and ensure when determining hackney carriage and private hire licence fees under sections 53 and 70 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 that any surplus and deficit accrued under each of the determining hackney carriage and private hire licensing regimes, and between. All about licensing - alcohol and entertainment guidance and applications, taxi and private hire guidance and applications, taxi complaints, gambling, animal welfare and street trading
To operate a vehicle as a private hire car, a private hire car licence must be obtained from your local authority. How to apply. Private Hire Car Licences are issued by your local authority New taxi licensing processes due to coronavirus In line with guidance from the government and Public Health England we've taken the difficult decision to close our public reception facilities. This includes all taxi licensing surgery appointments, drop-in sessions, knowledge tests and visual accident damage inspections To apply for a licence to become a driver and drive a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire vehicle or for any other queries, please contact the Licensing Unit on 01268 882480 . By appointment:- The Licensing Unit, Castle Point Borough Council, Kiln Road Benfleet, Essex SS7 1TF. Lost Propert The whole of the legislation relating to taxis and private hire licensing needs to be revised. 16. These vehicles operate mainly in our area, but do not meet our requirements. We have no control over them and the licensing authority has no jurisdiction without making specific arrangements
Private hire operator's licences are required by individuals or firms taking bookings for the hire of private hire vehicles. The law requires an operator to be licensed by the same authority which licenses the private hire vehicles and private hire drivers working within their control, thus a vehicle licensed by one authority can only ever be driven by a driver licensed by that same authority. Private hire vehicles (PHVs) include a range of vehicles including minicabs, executive cars, chauffeur services, limousines and some school and day centre transport services. All PHV journeys must be pre-booked via a decisions made by a licensing authority remain a matter for that authority. Licensing polic
Private hire licensing. Any vehicle that seats up to 8 passengers and is available for hire with a driver requires a private hire vehicle licence. It is the responsibility of the vehicle owner to apply for a licence. Private hire vehicles are only available by prior booking through a private hire office and are not allowed to be hailed in the. 48 Licensing of private hire vehicles. E+W (1) Subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, a district council may on the receipt of an application from the proprietor of any vehicle for the grant in respect of such vehicle of a licence to use the vehicle as a private hire vehicle, grant in respect thereof a vehicle licence
Taxi & Private Hire Licensing a2z Licensing can provide help when you need it. Whether it's a one off piece of advice, representation at a local authority hearing or ongoing advice and consultancy a2z Licensing can help Hackney carriage (taxi) and private hire licensing. Applications/renewals and information in relation to drivers, vehicles and operators. Animal licences. Animal boarding, dangerous wild animals, dog breeding, pet shops, riding establishments and zoo licences. Camping & caravan site licences
Private Hire Operator licences are issued for five years but again there is the option of having annual licences. Extensive conditions apply to all licences. Driver licences are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service and DVLA checks to assist the Council in assessing whether or not an applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a licence Taxi and Private Hire Licensing in Worcester City. Hackney carriages, private hire vehicles, drivers, and their booking offices must all be licensed separately Make sure your taxi or private hire vehicle is legal. A taxi or private hire vehicle (minicab) that is unlicensed is operating illegally and has not gone through the proper checks that licensing authorities enforce. Do not use a cab if: the driver appears to be under the influence of alcohol; the driver does not seem to know the local are The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a national register of hackney carriage and private hire licence revocations and refusals. As the local licensing authority, we're responsible for adding basic details about drivers when we refuse an application or revoke their licence. Hire Vehicles - Equality Act 2010
Private hire vehicles (minicabs) can only be used for journeys which are pre-booked through a firm. Watford private hire vehicles can only be booked through firms licensed by Watford Borough Council. These firms are known as private hire operators. Watford private hire vehicles have a yellow plate on the rear of the vehicle, which contains a. A fee of G$2,500 is charged on the application for a new driver's licence. Further, the licence is valid for a period of three (3) years. The time applicable for the issuance of a New Hire Car Driver's Licence is approximately two (2) working days. Renewal of Hire Car Driver's Licence. Requirements: Completed Application For We issue licences for hackney carriages, private hire vehicles, drivers and private hire operators, and carry out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Licences for drivers, vehicles and operators must all be issued by the same licensing authority
Taxi & Private Hire Licensing Information on Taxi & Private Hire Vehicles & Drivers. Please note that the borough council does not employ individual drivers, proprietors or operators; many work together on radio circuits, others work individually. If you wish to book a taxi or private hire vehicle, you should contact a licensed operator direct At this time we are only able to accept applications made via the GOV.UK website (where applicable) or via email at email@example.com. We will aim to respond to your email as soon as we can. Please note as a temporary interim measure all licensing service updates will be posted on the Taxi and private hire bulletin and/or Licensing Authority and other road users, as well as fully understanding road signage. (Taxi) and Private Hire Licensing Policy The Highway Code - This is available online via the government website www.gov.uk Equalities - Again, information relating to the Taxi and private hire accessibility i
To obtain the certificate please contact the DVSA on 0300 123 9000 or visit: www.gov.uk The Licensing Authority requires that the normal level of check is undertaken. The current insurance certificate/cover note in the name of the applicant showing public/private hire use The Act requires that the Licensing Authority prepares and publishes a statement of its licensing policy every five years. Before determining its policy for any five-year period, the Authority is required to undertake a public consultation exercise on the proposed policy. Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licences. Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licenc Private Hire Operator Licence (including conditional Private Hire operator) 1 year: £236.00 3 years: £275:00. 5 years: £329.00. Ffioedd tacsis 2018/19; Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence Licence Fee (incl ID badge fee) 1 year: £233.00 . 3 years: £270.00. 5. If the private hire vehicle has a meter installed, on being licensed for the first time, a meter calibration certificate. 6. In the case of a private hire vehicle, where the owner does not hold his own private hire operator's licence, an operator authorisation form, signed by the private hire operator (required on both grant and renewal). 7 This dataset gives details on the licences taxis and licenced private hire vehicles by local authority as of March 31st 2020. Data are presented as the number of vehicles and drivers licenced for taxis, fleet licenced, drivers licenced and operators licenced for private hire vehicles and the number of dual licence holders in each of the local.
the Licensing Authority may seek to consider the revocation of a persons Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licences. When the Licensing Authority become aware that an individual has been involved with any of the specific matters contained in the list above, officers will seek to obtai Private Hire Operator; Private Hire Vehicle; Private Hire Driver; Scrap Metal Dealer - Site Licence please ensure that that you make arrangements for payment at your local authority office or contact your local licensing team. DORSET COUNCIL- EAST ZONE - PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE UPDATES THERE WILL BE NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS. This page covers checks that we carry out and outlines things we will report and investigate, as well as the result of recent operations. Enforcement of the taxi and private hire licensed trade in Leeds is in line with legal and licensing conditions and is undertaken by means of on street inspections, investigations, operator base visits and the use of recording equipment, including Leeds. and Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) operators, vehicle presenters, licensing authorities and vehicle inspectors. It is intended that this manual sets out the minimum vehicle inspection standard. It is for individual local licensing authorities to reach their ow
Taxi and private hire licensing . Any hackney carriages (taxis) or private hire vehicles that wish to operate in Harborough district must be licensed by us. Separate licences will be required for vehicles, drivers and operating companies. The purpose of licensing is to ensure the safety of the public, by checking that the drivers are fit and. the taxi and private hire vehicle trades but also groups likely to be the trades' customers. This authority reviews its contact list for each consultation. Paragraph 3.13 Any decision taken to alter the licensing regime is likely to have an impact on the operation of the taxi and private hire vehicle sector i A private hire vehicle licence, for every vehicle used in the course of the business; A private hire driver licence, for every individual who will be driving the licensed vehicles. The location at which you intend to receive bookings for the hire of vehicles will determine which local council you will need to obtain the licences from
How to apply for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence within the Nottingham area. Changes to our Licensing Services due to COVID-19 The following guidance is for all existing licence holders and any person who plans to apply for a new licence Application for an Authority to Drive Taxi-Cab or Private Hire Vehicle (Issued under the Passenger Transport Act 1990) driver licence issued in any Australian state or territory for at least 12 months of the previous 2 years. Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa allowing you to work in Australia.. . You will receive an email reminder three months before your current licence expires. Tell us about an offence. All licensed taxi drivers must tell if they have been arrested, convicted of a crime or been issued with a caution or fixed penalty notice
GoBusiness Licensing is a business licensing portal that aims to deliver a more user-friendly and efficient licensing experience for businesses. The one-stop portal will simplify the application and payment of licence-related fees and allow businesses to apply for multiple licences simultaneously Private hire drivers licence. Premises licences. Personal licences. Street entertainment authorisations. Temporary event notices. Street trading consent. Licensing decisions. Lottery registration. Contact us. Services. Vehicles and driving licensing. Apply for licenses. Rules and regulations How to obtain or renew a hackney carriage or private hire licence from the council. Food business registration and approval. All food businesses must register with the Local Authority in which they operate. Gambling and gaming licences. We issue premises licences for casinos, betting offices, race tracks, bingo clubs, adult gaming centres and. Private Hire Driver Renewal Application Pre Application Important Information Your application is being made under Section 51 of The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976. Warning: If you knowingly or recklessly make any false statement or omit any material information you may be prosecuted for an offence and the licence may be.
Private hire operators. All private hire vehicles must be operated from an official private hire office licensed by us. Planning permission may be required for new operators' offices - contact our planning department for more information. The application form for a private hire operator's licence is available below, together with the guidance. Animal activity licensing Caravan and camping site licence Driver and vehicle licensing Environmental permits Gambling Act 2005 Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles (taxis) Hoardings, scaffolding, skips and temporary crossings House to house collections licence House in multiple occupancy (HMO) licence.
To be eligible for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver Authority, you must: • Hold a NSW driver licence that is not a learner licence, probationary licence, provisional licence, restricted licence, driver licence receipt or conditional licence (other than a conditional licence with the sole condition of wearing contact lenses while driving Taxi and private hire licences New licensing policy consultation Due to new Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle standards released by the Department for Transport, we are now consulting on a new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy Vehicle Licence for Private Hire Vehicles. Note: The driver, the vehicle, and the operator must be licensed by the same licensing authority. Appealing a Licence Application Refusal. There are several reasons why a PHV licence application may be refused (e.g. failing to meet the criteria of a 'fit and proper person').. If you are operating a vehicle in interstate commerce as a for-hire motor carrier of passengers, you must obtain interstate operating authority unless you operate within a commercial zone. Information about commercial zone exemptions and other types of exemptions can be found at 49 CFR Part 372
1.2 The Council as Licensing Authority for the Scottish Borders area is responsible for the licensing of taxi drivers and private hire car drivers under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. 1.3 In April 2016 the DVLA issued guidance to Licensing Authorities which recommended that taxi drivers and private hire car driver Taxi and Private Hire Licences. Winchester City Council is responsible for the licensing and regulation of Hackney Carriages (taxis) and Private Hire Vehicles within the Council's district. Please click on the links below for further information on each licence , gaming machine permits and lotteries Hackney carriage (taxis) and private hire We are responsible for the licensing of taxi vehicles and drivers in South Gloucestershire 30 The licence holder must present for inspection any private hire vehicle driven by them when requested by a Licensing Officer. Failure to comply with such request may result in the suspension or revocation of the Private Hire Vehicle Licence and the Private Hire Driver Licence Licensing Authority, Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, East Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1TY Guidelines for Private Hire Vehicle Safety Partition Screens 1. Introduction 1.1 The purpose of these guidelines is to provide private hire vehicle owners, driver
Transfer of Authority of Household Goods, Private Carriers, Vessels for Hire, Commercial Air Operators. Effective July 1, 2018, the CPUC authority of Household Goods, Private Carriers, Vessels for Hire, and Commercial Air Operators will be transferred to the following agencies listed below.This change was enacted by Senate Bill SB-19 and was approved by the Governor on October 02, 2017 Gambling licence. Information relating to the law on gambling. Market stall licence. Obtaining a market stall licence. Pavement Licence. Piercing, Tattooing, Acupuncture or Electrolysis. Registration information for premises. Scrap metal and motor salvage. Information for scrap metal dealers, collectors and motor salvage operators. Street Tradin
If your application is successful, you will be granted a labour hire licence for up to three years. Licensed labour hire providers are required to report every 12 months on their labour hire activities for the previous 12 months. Please visit the Annual reporting page for more information. If your application is refused . The vehicle should be suitable in type, size and design for use as a private hire vehicle
Taxi licensing policy - private hire and hackney carriage vehicles, drivers and operators - (amended 10 March 2015) (Adobe PDF format, 861kb) Proposed Greater Manchester minimum standard briefing (Adobe PDF format, 1.1mb) If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software We are responsible for licensing of the following within the Rotherham borough: Private Hire Operators; Hackney Carriage Drivers and Vehicles; Private Hire Drivers and Vehicle Delegated Authority in Respect of Taxi and Private Hire Licensing 1.0 Introduction 1.1 At its meeting on 6 October 2020, the Licensing Committee received a report on Delegated Authority in respect of Taxi and Private Hire Licensing, which is attached to this report as an appendix. The Committee made a recommendation to Full Council, as set out. of any Private Hire Operator's licence held with another licensing authority). 8.19 Operator's responsibility in relation to vehicles / drivers that are operated The operator is responsible for all persons (and vehicles) that are employed
3. The Licensing Process: Private Hire Operator's Licence Private Hire Vehicle Licence Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence Private Hire Vehicle and Hackney Carriage Driver's Licences 6 7 8 11 14 4. Enforcement 20 5. Review 22 6. Advice and Guidance 22 APPENDICES A Glossary of Terms 23 B implementing measures set out in the Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Standards published in July 2020. The Government issued the Statutory Standards to licensing authorities to enhance the safeguarding measures the taxi and private hire vehicle licensing regime requires and so protect the most vulnerable in communities