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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976 REVISED LICENCE FEES FOR PRIVATE HIRE AND TAXI (HACKNEY CARRIAGE), DRIVERS, VEHICLES AND OPERATORS

Notice ID: BAS2276471

Notice effective from
9th December 2021 to 8th January 2022

2022-2023 LICENCE FEES
Colchester Borough Council
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976 REVISED LICENCE FEES FOR PRIVATE HIRE AND TAXI (HACKNEY CARRIAGE), DRIVERS, VEHICLES AND OPERATORS
NOTICE is hereby given that the Colchester Borough Council, in exercise of its powers under Sections 53 and 70 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, has determined that the fees charged for the licensing of Private Hire and Taxi Drivers, Vehicles and Operators should vary as specified below:

PRIVATE HIRE AND TAXI DRIVER FEES
(Licenses are issued normally up to 3 years)

Drivers Licenses
Type
Charge
Initial Licence valid for up to 3 years
New (3 years)
£205.00
Renewal Licence valid for up to 3 years
Renewal (3 years)
£185.00
ENGLISH TEST and KNOWLEDGE TEST Colchester English Study Centre
£60.00 £60.00 Re-sit £60.00
Failure to attend Appointment at Rowan House without prior notification
£60.00
Replacement Badges
£17.50
Fees for drivers' licences do not include the fee for a mandatory DBS and DVLA check as well as 6 monthly checks, which will be charged additionally.
NOTE: Under new standards drivers are required to supply DBS every 6 months DVLA
£94.00
CSE, Dementia and Vulnerable Persons Training
£21.00

PRIVATE HIRE AND TAXI VEHICLE FEES (Licenses are issued for one Year)

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Licences Fees
Type
Charge
Hackney Carriage Vehicle
Annual / Renewal
£410.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Hybrid
Annual / Renewal
£297.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Full Electric
Annual / Renewal
£200.00
Private Hire Vehicle
Annual / Renewal
£350.00
Private Hire Vehicle Hybrid
Annual / Renewal
£256.00
Private Hire Vehicle Full Electric
Annual / Renewal
£174.00

Licence Transfer Fees

Vehicle to vehicle (must always remain a licenced vehicle)
£97.00
Person to person
£97.00
Registration number change
£97.00

Vehicle Inspection fees

HC Vehicle Inspection Fee (other than brand new) as MOT
£50.00
HC Vehicle Inspection Fee (Brand new)
£30.00
PH Vehicle Inspection Fee (other than brand new) as MOT
£50.00
PH Vehicle Inspection Fee (Brand new)
£30.00
Failure to attend Garage for appointment
£60.00

Replacement Equipment

Replacement Plates
£26.00
Replacement Badges
£17.50
Replacement vehicle window cards
£5.50
Standard Roof Sign
At Cost plus handling charge
£10.50
Standard Door Signs
At Cost plus handling charge
£10.50
Plate Exemption
£11.50

PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR LICENCE FEES (Licenses
are issued for Five Years)
Operator Licence Fees
Type
Charge
Operator's Licence -1 vehicle (PHV)
New / Renewal (5 years)
£297.00
Operator's Licence - 2-5 vehicles (PHV)
New / Renewal (5 years)
£343.00
Operator's Licence - 6 vehicles (PHV)
New / Renewal (5 years)
£410.00
Category change fee
£72.00
Operator's licence transfer fee
£72.00
Transfer of PH vehicles to new Operator (per vehicle)
£11.50
The above variations will come into effect following the expiration of 28 days from the date of this Notice. If any objections are received in response to this notice, then on a date not later than 2 months from the expiration of the 28 days period, the variations shall come into force with or without modifications after consideration of the objections).
Any objections to the above variations should be sent to the address below, stating the ground thereof, within 28 days of the date of this notice. Objections may also be sent by Email to the

licensing.team@colchester.gov.uk


A copy of this notice is available for inspection free of charge on the Council Website

http://www.colchester.gov.uk/taxi


Jon Ruder
Licensing, Food and Safety Manager
Colchester Borough Council
Dated 9th December 2021

Attachments

BAS2276471.pdf Download

Colchester Borough Council

Rowan House , 33 Sheepen Road , Colchester , Essex , CO3 3WG

http://www.colchester.gov.uk/ 01206 282 222

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