Transfer request

On 28th February 2022 a meeting of Full Council approved the following amendment to the emissions section of the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Policy. 

This Council extend the introduction of the emission date from 1st April 2022 to 1st October 2022 and amends the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2019-22 accordingly.

Any vehicles that are coming to end of life (7 years for private hire vehicle and 10 years for hackney carriage vehicle) will come off the road, in line with the end of life age limit, before the 1st October 2022.

The cost of renewal will be £69, details will be sent out to those drivers affected in due course.

With reference to Section 49(1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, the person to whom the vehicle is transferred shall supply the Council’s Licensing Office with the information required by the Transfer of a Hackney Carriage Vehicle licence application form, within the period of 14 days as specified in the said section.  Before a transfer application is accepted by the Licensing Office, the registration document must have been seen in the previous keeper’s name.

A transfer application will not be accepted unless the logbook has been produced in the previous owners name.