Three Rivers District Council is responsible for issuing and enforcing a wide range of licences, permits, consents, and registrations.
Licensing: Contact Us
We have made changes to our Private Hire Vehicle and Operator licences. As of 16th July 2018, following a consultation, our Private Hire Vehicle licence standard conditions , Private Hire Driver licence standard conditions and Private Hire Operator licence standard conditions have been updated. These conditions were approved at Regulatory Services Committee on 20th June 2018. Please click on each link to read the new conditions. These conditions supersede all previous conditions, and apply to all current and new licences.
Current Licensing Consultations
Hackney Carriage (Taxi) and Private Hire Licensing
Complaints about taxi or private hire drivers, vehicles or operators
Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing
Gambling and Lotteries
Annual Diary of Licensed Collections
A street includes any road, footway or other area that is within seven metres of a road or footway and is not enclosed and to which the public have access without payment.
It is an offence to trade on streets anywhere within the District without a street trading consent.
Scrap Metal Dealers
Licences and consents administered by other departments or organisations
- Advertising - banners, boards and signs
Acupuncture, tattooing, piercing and electrolysis - Byelaws for Acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis
- Door supervision and security licences - The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is responsible for licensing all individuals and companies working in the security industry, including door supervisors and security guards.
- Performing rights licences - Businesses playing music may need to obtain licences from the Performing Rights Society (who license organisations to play, perform or make available copyright music) and Phonographic Performance Limited (who licence the playing recorded music and/or music videos in public). If you are showing copyrighted films in public, you will usually need a licence from the film's distributor. Many studios are represented by distributors such as the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation or Filmbank Media, who issue both single screening licences and annual licences. The British Film Institute also distributes a variety of classic films, including in specialist formats.
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