Agenda

Licensing Committee
Friday, 25th October, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith Democratic Services Tel: 9283 4057  Email: Democratic@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting - 12 April 2019 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the Licensing Policy meeting held on 12 April 2019 be approved as a correct record.

4.

Air Quality Local Plan and Implications for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles pdf icon PDF 50 KB

The Licensing Manager will present the report by the Director of Culture, Leisure and Regulatory Services, the purpose of which is to:

 

• update the Licensing Committee upon the Air Quality Local Plan and the implications for licensed hackney carriage and private hire vehicles

 

• seek the Committee's approval to bring a further report to members setting out options for the review of its existing statement of licensing policy in relation to vehicle specification.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Licensing Committee:

 

i)          notes the update on the development of the Air Quality Local Plan and its effect on licensed hackney carriage and private hire vehicles;

 

ii)         authorises the Licensing Manager to prepare a further report for consideration by the Licensing Committee which sets out options for the review of its existing hackney carriage and private hire statement of licensing policy having regard to the effect of the Air Quality Local Plan;

 

iii)        require the Licensing Manager to include proposals within the report in line with required Euro Standards for a Clean Air Zone and progressive tightening of the vehicle specification policy.