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Fylde Borough CouncilĀ has a responsibility to ensure that drivers, proprietors and operators of hackney carriage and private hire vehicles are fit and proper persons to hold such licenses.

Accordingly, taxis, their drivers and operators are licensed annually by the council. Vehicles are subject to mechanical tests and drivers undergo periodic CRB and medical checks.


The council…

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The licensing team of theĀ Development Services Directorate is responsible for the licensing function on behalf of the Council. The objective is to maintain & improve standards of public safety in respect of licensed premises, persons and vehicles. This is achieved by a balanced approach of education and enforcement in relation to the appropriate legislation.…

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If you find a stray dog, by law, you must either return it to its owner or arrange for the Dog Enforcement Service to deal with the dog. You can inform the council's dog enforcement service of a stray dog by completing the form below. Do not approach a dog if you are unsure whether it…

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