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Agenda item

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing - Individual Cases

Report of the Chief Licensing Officer.

 

 

*(NOTE: The report at item 5 in the above agenda is not available to the public and press because it contains exempt information described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended))

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

4.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 103/21 attended the meeting with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 89/21 attended the meeting with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No. 104/21 did not attend the meeting but a representative did attend on his behalf and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The applicant in Case No. 105/21 attended the meeting and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.6

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information contained in the case papers, and the information now reported and, where relevant, circulated at the meeting, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

103/21

Application for a new Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant a licence for 12  months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles and (b) due to previous defects found on the vehicle during MOT tests, the applicant be requested to arrange an Council Compliance  test twice a year whilst the vehicle remains licensed with Sheffield City Council.

 

 

 

 

 

89/21

Application for the renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Due to the fact that the vehicle was already over nine years old, grant a licence for seven months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.

 

 

 

 

 

104/21

Application for the renewal of a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Refuse to renew the licence on the grounds that the applicant has not provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.

 

 

 

 

 

105/21

Application for the renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Refuse to renew the licence on the grounds that the applicant has not provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.