Appendix E

Hackney Carriage Fares

Section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976


NOTICE is hereby given that South Hams District Council has been requested to vary the Hackney Carriage tariff fares as follows:



Current charge

New proposed charge

For any distance up to 804.65m (880 yds)

Tariff 1 - 2.80

Tariff 1 - £3.14

Tariff 2 - 4.00

Tariff 2 - £4.48

Tariff 3 - 4.00

Tariff 3 - £4.48

For each following distance of 155.45m (170 yards)

Tariff 1 – 20p

Tariff 1 – 22p

Tariff 2 – 30p

Tariff 2 – 34p

Tariff 3 – 30p

Tariff 3 – 34p

Waiting time

Tariff 1 – 20p per min

Tariff 1 – 22p per min

Tariff 2 – 30p per min

Tariff 2 – 34p per min

Tariff 3 – 30p per min

Tariff 3 – 34p per min

Fuel to be added to each hiring if and when fuel oil is at £1.75 per litre (UK average-Source AA), with a further 10p for each subsequent increase of 10p per litre




Any person wishing to object to the increase in Hackney Carriage tariff fares should do so in writing to: Licensing, South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Rd, Totnes TQ9 5NE. Or by email to:


Any objections must be received not later than 14 days from the date of publication of this notice.


If no objections are received these increases will come into effect on the DATE