Update on Taxi Licensing Policy
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: This report will provide Members with details of existing licensing policy and offer Members the opportunity to make changes.
Members will be asked to determine whether to make changes to the taxi licensing policy.
The item formerly referred to as ‘Taxi Licensing Policy, including legality of ‘Out of town’ licenses’ will now be considered by the Executive as two separate items on Thursday 26 September 2019. This item was first published on 8 July 2019.
- 16, Update on Taxi Licensing Policy, Executive, Thursday 26 September 2019
- 17, Interpretation of the law – ‘Out of town’ licences, Executive, Thursday 26 September 2019
Resolved: That Option 1 be approved and the amendments to the Taxi Licensing Policy be adopted.
Reason: To allow the council to align policies in relation to training and suitability with the West Yorkshire authorities, which will help ensure that people across the six authority areas are transported safely and protected from harm to standards applied consistently across the area.
Report author: Matthew Boxall
Publication date: 27/09/2019
Date of decision: 26/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 26/09/2019 - Executive
Effective from: 01/10/2019