ROCHDALE
BOROUGH
COUNCIL
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NEIGHBOURHOODS
Mark Widdup
Director of Neighbourhoods
PUBLIC PROTECTION SERVICE
Floor 3, Number One Riverside,
Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
Tel: (01706) 924114
Fax: 0844 332 0324
Email:lic.applications@rochdale.gov.uk
Web site: www.rochdale.gov.uk
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP HACKNEY CARRIAGE
Privacy Notice (how we use your information);
Rochdale Borough Council, as the Licensing Authority, collects and records the personal data that
you provide in this form, along with any supporting documentation, in order to process your licence
application to regulate private hire and hackney carriage licensing activities within the Borough.
Appropriate measures are in place to protect your personal data. We may share your information with
other Council Services and organisations that can support our work. The Licensing Authority is also
required by law to share the data with Defra so that Defra can create a database to support the
operation of charging clean air zones by local authorities or other air quality plans The full Privacy
Notice provides information about your rights under current data protection legislation and details
what will happen to your personal data, can be found on the Council’s website at
www.rochdale.gov.uk/privacy
NOTES FOR GUIDANCE
With effect from the 06.11.96 it is a requirement that a change of ownership form must be
completed prior to the sale of the vehicle and also as below:
During the life of the licence
On Renewal
If the vehicle has been previously licensed with this authority and is within 3 MONTHS
after the expiry of the licence
To make application
An application form must be completed by the buyer prior to the sale of the vehicle.
The seller must complete the relinquish of interest form which is then to be supplied by
the buyer alongside documents
An application fee of £38.00 is payable.
Documents, including relinquish of interest form, must be produced to support your
application to evidence proof of purchase and is required by this Authority. These are as
follows:-
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1. The Log Book. Please DO NOT send your log book off to DVLA for change until you have
produced it to us. If the previous owner has not given you the Log Book please speak to staff
for advice.
Once sent off and you have received your Log book back from the DVLA you must produce it
to us with your details displayed.
2. Receipt / Bill of Sale - A receipt from the previous owner/owners must be produced for
the vehicle.
3. Insurance - Current valid insurance policy/cover note in the new owner’s name.
4. Road Tax. Proof of application must be provided in new owners name
Please note: Original documents MUST be produced at every application submitted.
IF YOUR VEHICLE PLATE NUMBER IS OVER 100 THERE IS A DIFFERENT
PROCEDURE.
Prior to the sale of the vehicle the seller and the purchaser must meet with the administrative
staff. This ensures that the purchaser understands
o the conditions attached to the 100 series vehicles
o the primary purpose of this series of plates, i.e. providing a service to wheelchair
bound passengers
Once you have had the meeting with staff the plates can then be handed in then the previous
described procedure will be followed. Once completed the Chief Environmental Health and
Licensing Officer will approve the transfer.
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APPLICATION FOR A CHANGE OF OWNER ON A HACKNEY CARRIAGE VEHICLE
DETAILS OF VEHICLE
Plate Number
Registration Number
Date of Transfer
Meter Details
Make Model
Serial number Where was your meter calibrated
Has the meter above been purchased with the vehicle? Yes / No
If no, if the meter is a new one or one transferred from your previous vehicle. Please speak to a
member of staff, as your meter will need re-calibrating.
NAME AND ADDRESS OF PROPRIETOR / PART PROPRIETOR(S)
PROPRIETOR(S)
NAME
HOME ADDRESS
TEL No
D.O.B
EMAIL ADDRESS
NATIONAL INS. NO
DECLARATION
I/We declare that information I have given on this form is true, and to the best of my
knowledge is correct.
APPLICANTS SHOULD NOTE THAT TO MAKE A FALSE DECLARATION IS A SERIOUS OFFENCE
I/We will comply with any conditions, which may be attached to this licence.
I/We declare that if this application is granted the council or its Authorised Officers may
disclose to any person who claims to have been a party to an accident involving this
vehicle details as to its proprietorship and insurance.
I have read the Privacy Notice and accept its contents
Signed Date
Signed Date
OFFICE USE ONLY
Receiving Officer
Receipt No & date
Insurance
Documents
£38.00 fee Debit/Credit
Yes/No
Log Book / V62
Road Tax
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