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Taxi policy


Our taxi policy provides information and guidance regarding all aspects of taxi licensing, such as the relevance of applicant convictions and the code of good conduct.

The current policy was formally adopted by the Council on 8 December 2021 and came into effect thereafter.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 

You can download a copy of the current Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy (PDF) [726KB] or view our web-friendly version below:



About the policy including powers, duties and objectives.

Administrative and operational arrangements

Overviewing processes, procedures and guidelines.

Taxi Drivers

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers information.

Licensed vehicles

Licensed vehicle information.

Private Hire Operators

Private hire operator information.

Compliance and enforcement

Compliance and enforcement information.


View all appendix (A-R).

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