Decision details

Approval of additional Licensing Fee 2022/23.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Robinson (as Deputy Chair of the Licensing Committee) moved and Councillor Macleod (as Chair of the Licensing Committee) seconded the recommendation to Full Council made by the Licensing Committee on 7 July 2022 to approve the licensing fee proposed for 6 monthly DBS check of £65, and which would come in effect in September 2022. This was an increase to cover the cost of administration.


It was emphasised that the intention over time was to encourage taxi drivers to use the Government online form for the DBS check which would save the taxi drivers money.


The matter was put to a vote and carried by 34 votes to 0 with 1 abstention.


RESOLVED: To approve the Licensing Fee of £65 for the 6 monthly DBS check.



Publication date: 04/08/2022

Date of decision: 18/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 18/07/2022 - Lewes District Council Full Council

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