Torridge District Council hereby gives notice that, under section 53(2) and section 70(1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, the Council has resolved to vary the fees for Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver licences and for Private Hire Operator licences as follows:

Item Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence (1 year) ( * includes £72 for demand survey) Current Fee £ 216.00* Proposed Fee £ 219.00*

Private Hire Vehicle Licence (1 year) Current Fee 144.00 Proposed Fee 147.00

Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence (1 year) Current Fee Grant – 168.00 Renewal – 120.00 Proposed Fee Grant – 171.00 Renewal – 123.00 Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence (3 year) Current Fee Grant – 312.00 Renewal – 276.00 Proposed Fee Grant – 318.00 Renewal – 282.00 Private Hire Operator’s Licence (1 year) Current Fee 84.00 Proposed Fee 87.00

Private Hire Operator’s Licence (5 year) Current Fee 336.00 Proposed Fee 342.00

Replacement/duplicate Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s ID badge Current Fee 10.00 Proposed Fee 10.00

Replacement/duplicate licence plates Current Fee 23.00 Proposed Fee 23.00

Transfer of Vehicle Licence (proprietor/vehicle) Current Fee 25.00 Proposed Fee 25.00

Admin Fee – Licence Amendment/cancellation Current Fee 25.00 Proposed Fee 25.00

Admin Fee – Change of name/address only - Proposed Fee 10.00

Deposit for Licence Plate Current Fee 56.00 Proposed Fee 56.00

Deposit for Licence Badge Current Fee 30.00 Proposed Fee 30.00

Criminal record disclosure (DBS) Current Fee 56.00 Proposed Fee 57.00

Private Hire Vehicle ‘advance booking’ signs Current Fee 22.00 per set Proposed Fee 22.00 per set

Temporary Vehicle Licence (monthly fee) Current Fee 25.00 + 23.00 for licence plates Proposed Fee 25.00 + 23.00 for licence plates

The new fees will come into effect on 1st April 2018. Any objections to the proposed fees must be made in writing and addressed to: The Licensing Team, Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford. EX39 2QG and received no later than 9th March 2018. A copy of this notice will be made available on our website: www.torridge.gov.uk and at the Council offices, Riverbank House, Bideford between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).