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Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles (taxis)

Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles (taxis)

Hackney carriage and private hire licensing policy

On 28 June 2017 the above policy was revised by the Appeals and Regulatory Committee to take account of of changes brought about by the Immigration Act 2016. 

The revised policy is available to download below.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the taxi trade in Chesterfield, you can contact the licensing department direct on 01246 345 230 or email

Private hire and hackney carriage fees and charges 2017-2018 (pdf 200 KB)
Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy as amended June 2017 (pdf 546 KB)
  • Taxi Consultative Committee (TCC).

    The TCC meets 4 times a year to discuss matters of concern, enforcement, licensing policy and procedures etc. with local representatives of the taxi trade about matters affecting taxi licensing or the taxi trade. 

    The TCC acts as a representative body for the whole hackney carriage and private hire trade, ensuring consultation with all licence holders to enable the council to make fully informed decisions. 

    Membership of the TCC consists of 3 elected borough councillors, 3 hackney carriage licence holders (drivers or owners) and 3 private hire vehicle licence holders (drivers, owners or operators). 

    Two of the six places allocated to members of the trade should, if applications are made, be filled by trade members who represent minority ethnic members of the trade (one from each of the hackney carriage and private hire sectors). 

    You can see details of the Taxi Consultative Committee meetings here.

Last updated on 04 December 2017