Taxi and Civic Licensing

Information on Taxi Licensing and Civic Licences

The Council is responsible for the administration of a large number of licences and permits granted under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 and other legislation.

A few examples of the types of licences / permits covered under this Act are, but not limited to:-

  • Cinemas
  • Fairgrounds
  • Late Hours Catering
  • Market Operators
  • Metal Dealers
  • Public Charitable Collections
  • Public Entertainment
  • Public Processions
  • Raised Structures
  • Safety of Sports Grounds
  • Second Hand Dealers
  • Street Traders (including food vans)
  • Taxi Driver
  • Taxi Vehicles and Private Hire Cars
  • Taxi Booking Office
  • Theatres
  • Window Cleaners

Administration work in support of these is undertaken by the Licensing Section.

To view further information on types of licences click on the appropriate option.

Page last updated: 10 June 2015