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Notice of Licence Fees 2017

 

BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976

 

REVISED LICENCE FEES FOR PRIVATE HIRE AND HACKNEY CARRIAGE DRIVERS,

VEHICLES AND OPERATORS

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Bedford 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 Hackney Carriage Drivers, Vehicles and Operators should vary as specified below:

 

PRIVATE HIRE AND HACKNEY CARRIAGE DRIVER FEES

  3 Years 1 Year
Single New/Renewal Licence £315.00 £105.00
Both (Dual) New/Renewal Licence £366.00 £122.00
     

Extending Single Driver's Licence to Dual Driver's Licence

£37.00

Replacement Badge/Licence

£37.00 

Knowledge Test

£37.00 

 

PRIVATE HIRE AND HACKNEY CARRIAGE VEHICLE FEES

(Licences are issued normally up to 12 months)

  Hackney Carriage Private Hire
New/Renewal £250.00 £220.00

 

OTHER CHARGES FOR VEHICLE LICENCES

     
Cancellation of Test Appointment 24 Hours Notice Given Less than 24 Hours Notice Given
Hackney Carriage £37.00 £75.00
Private Hire £37.00 £75.00
 
Replacement Licence Plate £37.00
Replacement copy of Pass Certificate/Licence £37.00
Transfer of Proprietorship of Licensed Vehicle £37.00
Horse Drawn Hackney Carriage £126.00
Retest of Vehicle (following 'FAIL' at original test)  
Hackney Carriage £75.00
Private Hire £75.00

 

PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR LICENCE FEES

  5 Years* 1 Year
New £2510.00 £502.00
Renewal £2050.00 £410.00

*Where a 5 year Licence is to be revoked at the request of the Holder, a refund shall be made equivalent to the number of complete years remaining until expiry of the said Licence.  This will normally occur where the business ceases trading entirely or where another individual is granted a Licence and takes control of the business.  Where the other individual is not already a Licensed Operator they will need to apply for a Licence and pay the prescribed fee.

Replacement Licence or Change of Home Address £37.00

Change of Trading Name

£37.00

Change of Trading Address £500.00
   

 

The above varied charges will come into effect following the expiration of 28 days from the date of this Notice, ie on 19 March 2017. 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 objection(s). Any objections to the above varied charges should be sent to the address below, stating the grounds thereof, within 28 days of the date of this Notice.  Objections may also be sent by email to fiona.mccabe@bedford.gov.uk.

 

A copy of this notice is available at the Council’s website www.bedford.gov.uk/licencefees2017 and at the Customer Service Centre, 2 Horne Lane, Bedford, MK40 1RA  

 

Borough Hall                                                                                                         K Simmons

Cauldwell Street                                                                                                   Head of Democratic & Registration Services

Bedford  MK42 9AP                                                                                              Dated:  19 February 2017