Agenda, decisions and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee A - Tuesday, 8th December, 2020 10:00

Venue: remotely via Skype for Business

Contact: Democratic Services  MA Galvin


No. Item


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of personal and prejudicial interest (if any) from Members/Officers in accordance with the provisions of the Members Code of Conduct adopted by Council from 1 September 2008.






Approval of Minutes pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To receive for approval the Minutes of the 13/10/2020



RESOLVED:                            That the Minutes of 13 October 2020 be approved as a true and accurate record.



Application to Licence Hackney Carriage Vehicle pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Additional documents:


The Team Manager (Licensing) presented a report, the purpose of which, was to ask the Sub-Committee to consider an application to grant a licence for a hackney carriage vehicle.


She explained that an application had been submitted by Peyton Travel Limited of Bridgend, to licence a Dacia Logan Stepway vehicle registration number WP86 LVD as a hackney carriage vehicle to seat 4 persons.


The vehicle was pre-owned and first registered at the DVLA on 11 January 2019.


The Team Manager (Licensing) proceeded, by advising that the application falls outside the Hackney Carriage Vehicle Policy approved by the Licensing Committee.  The vehicle was not wheelchair accessible.  A service report had been submitted for 14 February 2020, with the mileage received at 12,301.


On the 3 November 2020 an Enforcement Officer inspected the vehicle and the vehicle was found to be in good condition.  A Vehicle Assessment Form was provided at Appendix A to the report.  At the time of inspection the mileage was recorded at 19,187.


The application fell outside the provisions of the Council’s Licensing Policy, for the reasons detailed in paragraph 4.5 of the report.


RESOLVED:                      The Sub-Committee considered the application to register WP86 LVD as a hackney carriage vehicle to seat 4 persons.


Members noted that it fell outside of policy 2.1 of the Council’s Licensing Policy, for the reasons outlined in the report.


Members noted that the policy could be relaxed as set out in paragraph 2.2 of the policy, namely the exceptional interior and exterior quality and the exceptional standards of safety. As such, the Sub-Committee granted the licence.



Urgent Items

To consider any other item(s) of business in respect of which notice has been given in accordance with Rule 4 of the Council Procedure Rules and which the person presiding at the meeting is of the opinion should by reason of special circumstances be transacted at the meeting as a matter of urgency.