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Taxi licensing policy

We have developed a licensing policy for Hackney Carriages and Private Hire vehicles, drivers and operators.

This policy statement was approved by the council’s Licensing and Appeals Committee on 2 February 2016 and is effective from 1 April 2016.

Consultation on revised taxi licensing policy

We are currently consulting on a draft revised taxi licensing policy. The consultation started on 31 July 2017 and will end on 31 October 2017. Download a copy of the draft revised policy (PDF 2MB).

Comments can be made by emailing licensing.enquiries@westlancs.gov.uk or by post to: West Lancashire Borough Council, Licensing Service, Robert Hodge Centre, Stanley Way, Skelmersdale, WN8 8EE.