Shropshire Council

Removal of the existing five hackney carriage zones

  • Period: 25 June 2018 - 02 September 2018
  • Status: Open
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Licensing and applications
  • Type: Public

We're seeking your comments on the removal of the five existing hackney carriage zones and the application of a single hackney carriage licensing regime throughout the administrative area of Shropshire Council.

On the 20 June 2018 the Strategic Licensing Committee agreed to consult on the removal of the existing five hackney carriage zones, to commence on 25 June 2018 and run for ten weeks to midnight on the 2 September 2018.   

A copy of the full report can be found at item 13 of the Strategic Licensing Committee held on 20 June 2018.

To have your say on this proposal, just click on the 'How to get involved' tab.

Please note that this consultation is separate to the consultation on the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019-2023.  Comments relating to this consultation must be forwarded to the Licensing Team and clearly state that they are being submitted in relation to the consultation on the removal of the five hackney carriage zones.

We're really keen to hear your comments on the proposed removal of the five existing hackney carriage zones and the application of a single hackney carriage licensing regime throughout the administrative area of Shropshire Council.

If you have comments you'd like to make please contact us using the taxis@shropshire.gov.uk email address in the first instance. If you don't have access to email please submit your comments in writing using the address details on this page.

Any comments received regarding this proposal will be considered by our Strategic Licensing Committee on the 3 October 2018. 

Please note that this consultation is separate to the consultation on the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019-2023. Comments relating to this consultation must be forwarded to the Licensing Team and clearly state that they are being submitted in relation to the consultation on the removal of the five hackney carriage zones.

Comments relating to the consultation on the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019-2023 must be submitted under separate cover and clearly state that they're being submitted in relation to the consultation on the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019-2023.

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