Low Emission Zone - Is your licensed vehicle compliant?
To operate beyond the 31 May 2023 all vehicles licensed as a taxi or private hire car require to meet the Council's Low Emission Standards(LEZ) of Euro 4 for petrol, Euro 6 for diesel, electric, been retro-fitted or granted a time limited exemption. Further Information
July 2023 - Please note that the Licensing Authority is currently dealing with a high volume of private hire car licence applications.
A Private Hire Car Licence is required to operate a private hire car licensed by this Authority.
If you intend to apply for the grant of a Private Hire Car Licence please ensure you read the Overprovision Policy prior to submitting the application.
Read our guidance on applying [139kb] for information on the application process including details of:
Please refer to our Fees and Charges [294kb] document for details of the current fees and accepted payment methods.
The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.
Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period.
Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.