What if my application is objected to?

Contentious or objected to applications will be referred to the Council’s Licensing Sub Committee for determination.

Can I appeal against a decision?

If you wish to appeal a Council decision to: 

  • refuse to grant an application; or
  • attach any condition to the licence

you can appeal to Bath Magistrates’ Court within 21 days of being notified of the decision.

A decision of the Magistrates’ Court can be appealed to the Crown Court.

What conditions will be attached to my licence?

Copies of the associated conditions and policies are available at: https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/business/taxis/policies-and-conditions

Relevant Legislation

Part II Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Customer Complaints

If you wish to make a complaint about a taxi driver, please use our online form.  If you prefer to write a letter or send an email, please provide the following information: 

  • Driver's badge number and name
  • Vehicle description including plate number
  • Time and date of incident
  • Location and other details of incident
  • Your name and contact details

Written or emailed complaints must be marked "For the attention of the Taxi Licensing Enforcement Officer".

More pages about Driver Licences

National Fraud Initiative

This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form within this authority for the prevention and detection of fraud.  It may also share this information with other bodies administering or in receipt of public funds solely for these purposes.  For further information see the Council website and look for the National Fraud Initiative under the A-Z or contact the Information and Governance Team, Guildhall, High St, Bath BA1 5AW email information_governance@bathnes.gov.uk

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