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Notice of Proposal to Vary Fees for Vehicle and Operator Licenses

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles Fees for Vehicle and Operators Licence

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 70 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 that the South Hams District Council has determined that the maximum fees for Vehicle and Operators' Licences specified in Section 70(2) of the above Act should be varied within the District of the said Council and listed below are the varied fees (with the current fees also shown):

 Current FeesProposed Fees
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence£228.00£181.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence (Full Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles)£110.00£20.00
Private Hire Vehicle Licence£216.00£160.00
Private Hire Vehicle Licence (Full Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles)£100.00£20.00
Trailer Licence-£32.50
Application for exemption from displaying Private Hire Plate-£60.00
Private Hire Operators Licence (1 year licence)£118.00£125.00
Private Hire Operators Licence (5 year licence)£470.00£472.00
Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence£135.00£105.00
Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence (5 year licence)£360.00£266.00
New Driver Licence (including first year licence fee)-£109.00
Knowledge Test£47.00£50.00
DBS Check (including administration fee)£50.00£60.00
Transfer of ownership licence£50.00£50.00

A copy of this Notice will be kept at the Council Offices at Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE and will be open to public inspection without payment on any weekday during the usual office hours for twenty-eight days from the date of publication of this Notice.

Any objections to the varied fees for Vehicles and Operators' Licences must be made in writing within twenty-eight days of the date of publication of this Notice to the undersigned at the address set out below.

If no objections are made to the varied fees for Vehicles and Operators' Licences as aforesaid they will come into operation on 1 April 2018.

Dated this 12th day of January 2018

Ian Luscombe, Community Practice Lead for Environmental Health & Housing, South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE