Taxi & Private Hire Vehicle Licensing
Taxi and Private Hire licensing within South Staffordshire is administrated by the Licensing team.
By law all Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles and the drivers of such vehicles must be licensed by the Council before they can be used for business. Private Hire Operators must also be licensed.
The Councils main objective regarding taxi and private licensing are:
- Safety and health of drivers and the public;
- High standards of vehicle safety, comfort and access;
- Prevention of crime and disorder and the protection of consumers; and
- Equality and accessibility in service provision
The licenses issued by South Staffordshire Council are:
The Council has published a Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy which sets out the requirements for each licence and how the service will be undertaken.
Details of all drivers, vehicles and private hire operators licensed by South Staffordshire Council are available in our public register.
Telephone: (01902) 696804