Proposed licensing fee changes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Scarborough Borough Council in accordance with Section 70(2) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 intends to introduce the under-mentioned revised charges with for 2022/2023:

Vehicles Fee
Taxi vehicle licence – new application fee   £320 (renewal £301)
Private hire vehicle licence – new application fee     £283 (renewal £242)
Taxi or private hire vehicle transfer fee – change of ownership only   £48
Replacement vehicle fee – taxi and private hire £242
Private (personalised) number plate change £320
Replacements (e.g. exterior licence plate; internal licence plate; Paper vehicle licence; tariff card) – taxi and private hire  £24
Administration charge – surrender or cancellations of licences £0
Drivers Fee

Dual driver's licence -New & renewal application fee (every 3 years) (inclusive of DBS and DVLA checks)  


On-line DBS – via North Yorkshire County Council service  

External ID Validation check (where required)       £24
Change of licence holder details   £24

Replacement of licence (copy requested or lost/stolen),Change of licence holder details  


Additional copy of the Council’s Taxi and Private Hire Policy     


Other Taxi & Private Hire Fees unchanged

Any person who wishes to object to the proposed variation should state the grounds of their objection in writing to:

Licensing Services
Town Hall
St Nicholas Street
North Yorkshire
YO11 2HG

Or by email to so as to be received no later than 3rd April 2022.