Taxi Licensing Policy / Vehicle Licence Conditions – Executive Vehicles
Purpose of Report: Following recommendation by
Licensing & Regulatory Committee amend the Annex 3 of the Taxi
Licensing Policy in relation to the requirements for executive
The Executive Member is asked to approve amendments to Annex 3 of the Taxi Licensing Policy as recommended by Committee. These relate to: Condition 19 of the Private Hire Vehicle Licence Conditions does not apply, a new condition to be included with Annex 3 which states:
Annex 3 condition 8:
All licensed vehicles shall be fitted with
windscreen glass that has a light transmittance of 75% and windows
to either side of the drivers head shall have a light transmittance
of not less than 70%.
All other windows within licensed executive vehicles
can be of any manufacturer’s tint providing it is not
Annex 3 Condition 12 be amended to state: The driver will not take the fare at the end of the hire.
While we aim for all items to go on the plan 28 days in advance of the meeting, in this instance this was not possible as the item could not be published until recommendations were finalised from Licensing & Regulatory Committee.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/12/2019
Decision due: 16/01/20 by Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods
Reason: While we aim for all items to go on the plan 28 days in advance of the meeting, in this instance this was not possible as the item could not be published until recommendations were finalised.
Lead member: Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods
Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place
Department: Directorate of Economy and Place
Contact: Lesley Cooke Tel No. 01904 551515 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informal consultation prior to report going before Licensing & Regulatory Committee.
Making Representations: Consultees include Private Hire Associations and West Yorkshire Authorities.