SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCILNotice ID: MF0540852
SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL
Sedgemoor District Council in pursuance of the requirements of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, Section 70(3) hereby give Notice of its intention to vary the fees for Hackney Carriage Vehicle and Drivers, Private Hire Vehicle and Drivers and Private Hire Operators, as from 1st April 2020:-
Current fee Proposed fee
Hackney Vehicle fee £215 £215 (no change)
Private Hire Vehicle fee £215 £215 (no change)
Private Hire Operator fee* £230 £240
Hackney Driver fee** £185 £165
Private Hire Driver fee** £165 £165 (no change)
Dual Driver fee*** £270 £255
Knowledge Test**** N/A £40
*Private Hire Operator Licences are currently five-year licences.
**Driver fees: This is the licence fee - The Fees for all supporting requirements of the application process including a DBS check are payable in addition to the above.
***A dual driver fee refers to new applications for both a Hackney Driver's Licence and a Private Hire Driver's Licence made by the same driver at the same time.
****A knowledge test will now be a separate charge regarding new applications for Hackney Driver's, Private Hire Driver's and Dual Driver's licences alike. This has resulted in a reduction in the fees for Hackney Driver's and Dual Driver's licences as shown above.
Any person wishing to object to the above proposed changes should submit their objection, in writing, to Licensing Unit, Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3AR, within 28 days of the date of publication of this Notice. If no objection to the variation is received, the varied rates will come into effect on 1st April 2020.