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Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Forum - The next meeing will be scheduled in the new year.
The Air Quality (Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles Database) (England and Wales) Regulations 2019

 From October 2019 the Council will be required under the above Regulations to provide information to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) about all hackney carriages and private hire vehicles licensed by Selby District Council to the above database. The information given will be, registration marks of vehicles, date from which licences have effect, date on which licences are due to expire, whether vehicles are taxis or  a private hire vehicles and such other information we hold for the purposes of ensuring the accurate identification of vehicles (pursuant to the Air Quality (Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles Database) (England

and Wales) Regulations 2019), to enable Defra to create a database to support the operation of charging clean air zones by local authorities or other air quality plans.  The guidance for authorities contains fuller details about the database and the need for it, please see the link below for more information.


Manchester Airport Free Drop Off Information


Hackney Carriage Fare increase 1 April 2019


James Street Taxi Rank

As usual the taxi rank on James Street, Selby will be unavailable during bank holiday Monday's between 09.00 & 16.00 hours. During this time please use the bank holiday rank on New Lane. Further information about the markets can be found on the Town Council Website:


Over the course of 2018 a number of new driving rules and laws are coming into force across the UK. Drivers are remindered to keep up to date with the latest legislation.


Letter of changes, dated 2nd November 2017

Since November 2017 all new applicants are required to pass a Knowledge & Safeguarding course in York. All details about this course can be viewed on the 'Drivers' page and will be discussed during your interview with the licensing team. As well as this all new applicants will need to sign up to the DBS update service.


Latest Letters:

Agenda and invitation to Forum Meeting May 19

Letter to Hackney Carriage drivers April 19

Christmas update - extension of Taxi licensing policy update and forum meetings 2019

Minutes from the Taxi Licensing Forum 5 December 2018

HC Fare Consultation

Consultation Letter between the period of 24 September 2018 - 8 October 2018

Letter to Hackney Carriage Drivers from PCS Leisure Ltd

Licensing update - July 2018

Letter to exising drivers - Mandatory Safeguarding course (April 18)

Letter to licence holders to read the Taxi Licensing Policy