Decision details

Renewing existing taxi and private hire licences

Reference: D50904

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To address the 2,100 licences temporarily extended by up to three months to 30 June (for licences expiring between 23 March and 12 June which had not already been renewed by 24 March) by offering licence holders the chance to apply for a licence for the remaining period of their licence, with the anniversary falling on the usual date of the year:
3 years or 1 year (drivers)
5 years or 1 year (operators)
1 year (vehicles)

And to charge a licence fee for the remaining licensed period (part of 1 year, 3 years or 5 years), not for the full period.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Andrew White 0113 3781562 Email:

Publication date: 20/05/2020

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