Licensing policies and consultations

Three Rivers District Council licensing policies and information about current consultations

Licensing policies

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2022 (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Statement of Licensing Policy 2021–2026 (PDF)

Gambling Policy 2022–2025 (PDF)

Street Trading Policy 2023 (PDF)

Licensing consultations

We carry out consultations on our policies to allow residents and businesses to have their say.

Current consultations

There are no current consultations.

Recent consultations

Licensing fee review

Status: Closed
Start date: 22 December 2023
Closing date: 19 January 2024

As a result of inflationary pressures and to ensure that the licensing service is not impacted, all discretionary licensing fees and charges have been increased. These fees relate to taxi licensing, scrap metal, sexual entertainment and street trading.

As a result of the changes proposed the council is interested in seeking your views on the changes via a public consultation.

To view the full list of proposed fees and to have your say, please visit our consultation platform.

This consultation closed on 19 January 2024. Find out more on our Have Your Say platform.

Consultation on the designation of streets in regards to street trading

Status: Closed
Start date: 15 December 2023
Closing date: 12 January 2024

Three Rivers District Council is seeking your views on the amended Designation of Streets. The amended Designation of Streets includes a list of new roads which will be classed as ‘Prohibited Street’s’. Any street listed as a prohibited street would be refused consent if an application for street trading was to be submitted for assessment.

The full list of streets including in the amended Designation of Streets can be viewed on our consultation platform.

The consultation closed on 12 January 2024. Find out more on our Have Your Say platform.

Street Trading Policy 2022-2025 consultation

Status: Closed
Start date: 07 July 2023
Closing date: 18 August 2023

Overview Three Rivers District Council invites comments on the review of their Street Trading Policy 2022-2025. Three Rivers District Council is the Licensing Authority responsible for considering applications for a range of activities that require a street trading consent/licence under Schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.

This consultation closed on 18 August 2023. Find out more on our Have Your Say platform.