Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 70 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 that the West Devon Borough Council has determined that the maximum fees for Vehicle and Operators' Licences specified in Section 70(2) of the above Act should be varied within the District of the said Council and listed below are the varied fees (with the current fees also shown):
|Current Fees||Proposed Fees|
|Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence||£168.00||£181.00|
|Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence (Fully Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles)||£117.60||£20.00|
|Private Hire Vehicle Licence||£157.00||£160.00|
|Private Hire Vehicle Licence (Fully Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles)||£109.90||£20.00|
|Application for exemption from displaying Private Hire Plate||-||£60.00|
|Private Hire Operator's Licence (1 year Licence)||£118.00||£125.00|
|Private Hire Operator's Licence (5 year Licence)||£531.00||£472.00|
|Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence||£101.00||£105.00|
|Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver Licence (3 year Licence)||£272.00||£266.00|
|New Driver Licence (includes first year licence fee)||-||£109.00|
|DBS Check including administration fee||£50.00||£60.00|
|Transfer of Ownership Licence||£50.00||£50.00|
A copy of this Notice will be kept at the Council Offices at Tavistock (Kilworthy Park, Drake Road, Tavistock, PL19 0BZ) and will be open to public inspection without payment on any weekday during the usual office hours for twenty-eight days from the date of publication of this Notice.
Any objections to the varied fees for Vehicles and Operators' Licences must be made in writing within twenty-eight days of the date of publication of this Notice to the undersigned at the address set out below.
If no objections are made to the varied fees for Vehicles and Operators' Licences as aforesaid they will come into operation on 1 April 2018.
Dated this 12th day of January 2018
Ian Luscombe, Community Practice Lead for Environmental Health & Housing, West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, PL19 0BZ