Taxi Licensing 

For the past 25 years, Brantford Police Services has been responsible for administering the system of licensing the taxi industry in the City of Brantford. Effective January 1, 2018, this function will be transferred to the City Clerk's Department and incorporated into the City's Business Licensing Program.

TAXICAB LICENSING – TARIFF RATE INCREASE

On June 26th, 2018, City Council adopted the following;
8. Amendments to Chapter 327 of the City of Brantford Municipal Code– Taxicab Licensing – Proposed changes to Schedule “A” – Tariff and Tariff Cards [Financial Impact: None] (CS2018-059)

  1. THAT Report CS2018-059 entitled Amendments to Chapter 327 of the City of Brantford Municipal Code – Taxi Licensing - Proposed changes to Schedule “A” – Tariff and Tariff Cards BE RECEIVED; and
  2. THAT a tariff rate increase BE APPROVED for taxicabs effective September 1, 2018 based on the following:
    • Base rate $3.50
    • 1/20th of a km is 0.107 ($2.13/km)
    • 1st km is $5.53
    • 5km is $14.09
    • Ontario CPI adjustment to be completed annually in September
  3. THAT the necessary By-law to amend Chapter 327 of the City of Brantford Municipal Code – Taxicab Licensing BE PRESENTED to City Council for adoption.
Tariff Base Rate Per/km 1km 5km
Current Tariff $3.00 $0.10 Per 1/18th km $4.70 $11.90
Tariff as of September 1st, 2018 $3.50 $0.107 Per 1/20th km $5.53 $14.09
Taxicab Licensing Tariff Rates

If you require any additional information, please contact the Clerks Department at 519-759-4150 , or by licensing@brantford.ca.

Taxicab Broker:

"Taxicab Broker" shall mean any person who accepts calls in any manner for taxicabs that are used for hire and that are not owned by that person or that person’s immediate family or employer.

Taxicab Driver:

"Taxicab Driver" shall mean a driver of a taxicab. “Taxicab Driver” may also be referred to as “Driver”.

Taxicab Owner:

“Taxicab Owner” shall mean the registered owner of a taxicab. “Taxicab Owner” may also be referred to as “Owner”.

New Renewal Transfer
$1000 $132 Contact the Clerk’s Department as fee’s may be associated
Taxicab Broker – Business Licensing Fees

New Renewal Transfer
$72 $49 Not available for this licence type
Taxicab Driver – Business Licensing Fees

New Renewal Transfer
$64 $64 Contact the Clerk’s Department as fee’s may be associated
Taxicab Owner/Operator Vehicle – Business Licensing Fees

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