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Licensing Consultations - Licensing fee review

Three Rivers District Council has undertaken a review of all discretionary licensing fees and charges, with any adjustments proposed to take effect from 1st April 2020. The review effects taxi licensing, scrap metal, sexual entertainment and street trading fees. Before the adjustment to the fees can take place the Council is interested in seeking your views on the review via a public consultation.

The schedule of fees can be found here: Existing and Proposed Fees and Charges.

If you wish to submit representations regarding the proposed new fees please send them to or by post to:

Licensing Department
Three Rivers District Council
Three Rivers House

 The consultation closes at midnight on 10th January 2020.

If you require more information regarding the proposed fees please contact the Licensing department via 01923 776611 or email

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Three Rivers District Council Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2019 : The new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2019 came into force on Tuesday 1st October 2019 after being ratified by the Policy and Resources Committee on 22nd July 2019. To view the policy please click here.



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Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing




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Scrap Metal Dealers

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