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Fees and charges

Our current fees and charges book is listed under Appendix D on the Moderngov Final Budget 2022/23 page.

Amendment to Fees and Charges 2022-23

The Council’s proposed fees and charges for 2022-23 were approved at Council on 24 February 2022. Council approved to delegate authority to the Executive Director - Finance in consultation with the portfolio holder for Finance to amend Fees and Charges if required in 2022-23.

There have been a number of changes to the Fees and Charges in 2022-23, these are listed below.

Taxi Fees

The updated 2022-23 taxi fees for South Northants

Description of charge2021/22 South Northants Council charge (£)2022/23 South Northants Council charge (£)
Taxi - Hackney Carriage and Private Hire  
New Private Hire Vehicle£270£270
Vehicle Renewals Private Hire£250£250
New Private Hire / Hackney Carriage Vehicle£292£292
Vehicle Renewals Hackney Carriage£272£272
New Driver's Licence (1 year)£114£114 (combined badge)
New Driver's Licence (3 year)£200£200 (combined badge)
Driver's Licence Renewal (1 year)£96£96 (combined badge)
Driver's Licence Renewal (3 year)£200£200 (combined badge)
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (1year)£140 plus £20 per vehicle£140 plus £20 per vehicle
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (5year)£230 plus £20 per vehicle£230 plus £20 per vehicle
Northampton Private Hire Vehicle operator fees five year licence  
New application  
Renewal 0 vehicle  
Renewal 1 vehicle  
Renewal 2 - 5 vehicle  
Renewal 6 - 20 vehicle  
Renewal 21 - 50 vehicle  
Renewal 51- 100  
Renewal 101 - 200  
Renewal 201 - 300  
Renewal 301 - 400  
Renewal 400 + vehicles  
Operator change of name  
New private hire driver  
Initial appointment  
Induction day including test fees  
Induction retake fee  
Driver safety awareness course  
Spoken English Test£40£40.00
Safeguarding Training£30£30
Knowledge test£40£40
Driver's badge - replacement£25£25
Magnetic Door Signs£20£20
Licence - replacement£22£22
Vehicle Plate - replacement - external£35£35
Vehicle Plate - replacement - internal£10£10
Owner/Temp Vehicle Transfer£52£52
Vehicle Bracket£25£25
DBS & DVLA checks£50£50

The updated 2022-23 taxi fees for Daventry

Description of charge2021/22 Daventry Borough Council charge (£)2022/23 Daventry Borough Council charge (£)
Taxi - Hackney Carriage and Private Hire  
New Private Hire Vehicle£173£173
Vehicle Renewals Private Hire£161£161
New Private Hire / Hackney Carriage Vehicle£173£173
Vehicle Renewals Hackney Carriage£161£161
New Driver's Licence (1 year)£117 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)£117 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)
New Driver's Licence (3 year)£200 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)£200 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)
Driver's Licence Renewal (1 year)£105 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)£105 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)
Driver's Licence Renewal (3 year)£187 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)£187 (not combined. Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers need specific/separate licence but fee same for both)
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (1year)£95 plus £28 per vehicle£95 plus £28 per vehicle
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (5year)£268 plus £28 per vehicle£268 plus £28 per vehicle
Northampton Private Hire Vehicle operator fees five year licence  
New application  
Renewal 0 vehicle  
Renewal 1 vehicle  
Renewal 2 - 5 vehicle  
Renewal 6 - 20 vehicle  
Renewal 21 - 50 vehicle  
Renewal 51- 100  
Renewal 101 - 200  
Renewal 201 - 300  
Renewal 301 - 400  
Renewal 400 + vehicles  
Operator change of name  
New private hire driver  
Initial appointment  
Induction day including test fees  
Induction retake fee  
Driver safety awareness course  
Spoken English Test  
Safeguarding Training  
Knowledge test£40£40
Driver's badge - replacement£25£25
Magnetic Door Signs  
Licence - replacement£22£22
Vehicle Plate - replacement - external£35£35
Vehicle Plate - replacement - internal  
Owner/Temp Vehicle Transfer£115 (includes vehicle compliance check)£115 (includes vehicle compliance check)
Vehicle Bracket£25£25
DBS & DVLA checks£50£50

The updated 2022-23 taxi fees for Northampton Borough Council

Description of charge2021/22 Northampton Borough Council charge (£)2022/23 Northampton Borough Council charge (£)
Taxi - Hackney Carriage and Private Hire  
New Private Hire Vehicle£99 (six month licence)£99 (six month licence)
Vehicle Renewals Private Hire£93 (six month licence)£93 (six month licence)
New Private Hire / Hackney Carriage Vehicle£99 (six month licence)£99 (six month licence)
Vehicle Renewals Hackney Carriage£93 (six month licence)£93 (six month licence)
New Driver's Licence (1 year)£190£190
New Driver's Licence (3 year)£190£190
Driver's Licence Renewal (1 year)£140£140
Driver's Licence Renewal (3 year)£140£140
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (1year)N/AN/A
Operator's Licence (Private Hire only) (5year)scale depending on number of vehicles see below)scale depending on number of vehicles see below)
Northampton Private Hire Vehicle operator fees five year licence  
New application£1,550£1,550
Renewal 0 vehicle£1,450£1,450
Renewal 1 vehicle£1,100£1,100
Renewal 2 - 5 vehicle£1,600£1,600
Renewal 6 - 20 vehicle£1,750£1,750
Renewal 21 - 50 vehicle£2,050£2,050
Renewal 51- 100£2,650£2,650
Renewal 101 - 200£3,850£3,850
Renewal 201 - 300£6,250£6,250
Renewal 301 - 400£11,050£11,050
Renewal 400 + vehicles£20,650£20,650
Operator change of name£220£220
New private hire driver  
Initial appointment£30£30
Induction day including test fees£100£100
Induction retake fee£55£55
Driver safety awareness course£200£200
Spoken English Test  
Safeguarding Training  
Knowledge test£55 (Hackney only)£55 (Hackney only)
Driver's badge - replacement£25£25
Magnetic Door Signs  
Licence - replacement£22£22
Vehicle Plate - replacement - external£35£35
Vehicle Plate - replacement - internal  
Owner/Temp Vehicle Transfer£22£22
Vehicle Bracket£25£25
DBS & DVLA checks£50£50

Room hire

Room hire charges for the Forum have been added and are shown below.

Description of charge2021/22 charges (£)Proposed2022/23 charges (£)% Increase
The Forum   
Mill Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £11.750.00%
Mill Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £23.500.00%
Mount Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £11.750.00%
Mount Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £23.500.00%
Mill Mount Rooms combined - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £200.00%
Mill Mount Rooms combined - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £400.00%
Civic Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £11.750.00%
Civic Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £23.500.00%
Committee Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £11.750.00%
Committee Room - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £23.500.00%
Chamber - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - community group / charity charge per hour £500.00%
Chamber - Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm - private company charge per hour £1000.00%

Last updated 11 July 2022