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Private Hire Operator Licence


Summary (optional)
A Private Hire Operators Licence is required by anyone who accepts or invites bookings made for private hire vehicles. A licensed private hire driver cannot accept fares unless it has first been booked through a licensed operator.
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Fees as of 1st May 2019

TypeGrant
Grant (5 year licence) £567.00
Grant Renewal (5 year licence) £475.00
DBS formerly CRB £48.00


Eligibility   

Applicants must:

  • Fully complete and sign a relevant application form.
  • Provide a completed and signed D.B.S application form.
  • Provide Original EU passport *evidence you are entitled to work/reside in the EU/UK indefinitely.
  • Attend the Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Session.

The Council has the discretion to grant or refuse the Licence. Some applications may be referred to the Council’s Licensing and Regulation Committee for determination.

You will be notified of the outcome of your application in writing within 14 days of the decision being taken.

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness forthcoming course dates:

Please pre book.

 TimeVenue
Monday 14 October 2019 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday 11 November 2019 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday 9 December 2019 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday   13 January 2020 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday 17 February 2020 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday 16 March 2020 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Monday 13th April 2020 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ
Tuesday 12th May 2020 10am Coed Pella, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7AZ


Legislation and Conditions

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions Act ) Act 1976

Processing and Timescales

Once fee has been paid and all the associated documentation is submitted to policy, the licence can take up to 28 days to be produced.

Appeal/Redress mechanisms:

The applicant would be able to appeal any decision by way of complaint to the Magistrates’ Court within 21 days of being notified of the Council’s decision.

Contact Details

You may make your application 

In person:

By appointment: offices are open 9.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday

Coed Pella
Conway Road
Colwyn Bay
LL29 7AZ

By post

Licensing Section
PO Box 1
Conwy
LL30 9GN

 

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