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Taxi licensing - top FOIs

This page includes details about taxi licensing.

If you want to offer taxi or private hire vehicle services in the district, you will need a licence. If you have any questions, please contact the Environmental Health team on 01543 308735 or 01543 308732 or email

Licensed taxis

We currently have licenced 179 taxis. This information was correct in November 2018 and will be updated again in January 2019. We will not provide interim updates between these dates.

No taxis licenced by us are currently working for Uber.

Visit to view our register of Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Vehicles. The register also includes a list of wheelchair accessible vehicles.


Visit to view our register of Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Vehicles which includes a list of wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Our list does not include information on the size and weight of wheelchairs which can be accommodated. We have also not published a list of vehicles that are accessible to passengers in wheelchairs who are then able to transfer from their wheelchairs into a seat within the vehicle.

Guidance & legislation

Rules are imposed on any party granted a taxi license. These rules include making it clear when a meter cannot be left running.

  • No drivers have been prosecuted for failing to comply with s165 Equality Act 2010.
  • We have not granted any exemptions under s166 of the Equality Act 2010.  If any applications are received they would be reviewed on their own merits.
  • The drivers of the vehicles found within the open source data are aware that their vehicle has been listed for this purpose and no appeals have been made against this.

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Phone our contact centre: 01543 308 000
District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6YY

If you need to contact a team direct, please visit our contacts page for team phone numbers and email addresses.

Opening times

Our main reception at Frog Lane in Lichfield is open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm. Our phone lines close at 5pm.