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Notice of Variation of Stroud District Taxi and Private Hire Licence Fees

Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2023



Notice is given in accordance with section 70 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 that the Council intends to vary the fees relating to hackney carriage and private hire licences within the District of Stroud from 1 April 2023 as set out below. 

Licence Type

Current  Fee

New Fee 1 April 2023

Drivers (Dual and Private Hire Only)



Driver licence – New Application 1 year



Driver licence – New Application 3 year



Driver licence – Renewal 1 year



Driver licence – Renewal 3 year



Knowledge Test Multiple Choice



*DBS check



*Replacement Badge



Vehicles (Hackney Carriage and Private Hire)



Vehicle Licence - New Application 1 Year (inc plate)



Vehicle Licence - Renewal 1 year



Transfer (ownership or HC to PHV) of vehicle licence



Change of Vehicle



Change of Registration of Vehicle



*Replacement plate






Plate Deposit



Private Hire Plate Exemption



Private Hire Plate Exemption Renewal



Operator (Private Hire)



Operator New App 1 year



Operator New App 5 year



Operator Renewal 1 year



Operator Renewal 5 year



* Fees paid to external agencies and are subject to change


Any person wishing to object to the variations above should do so giving full grounds for the objection in writing to The Licensing Section, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, Glos GL5 4UB or by email to no later than 5.00 pm on 24 March 2023. If no objections are received, or if any objections made are withdrawn, the variations will come into effect on 1 April 2023. If any objections are made and not withdrawn the Council will set a further date, not later than two months after 1 April 2023, when the varied licence fees will come into effect, with or without modification as decided by the Council after consideration of the objections. A copy of this notice will be displayed for public inspection on the notice board in the window at the main entrance to Stroud District Council offices and on Stroud District Council’s website


Date:  22nd February 2023

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