Taxis and limousines

Permits and licences extended

March 17, 2020 Vehicle for hire permits and licences will be extended indefinitely. New taxi licences and permits have been put on hold. This service impact is in response to helping reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection in our community.
Last modified: July 8, 2021, 2:03 p.m.

Taxis, limousines and accessible taxis must have a Vehicle for Hire Driver's permit and a Vehicle permit to operate in Strathcona County. Permits are valid for one year from date of issuance. The annual Vehicle for Hire Permit fee is $450 and the Driver’s Permit fee is $50 (exceptions apply).

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On July 1, 2017, the new  Vehicle for Hire Bylaw (30-2016) (91.5 KB)   replaced the Taxi Cab Safety Bylaw (20-2013), (103.6 KB)   due to significant changes in the vehicle for hire industry. 

Last updated: Thursday, April 09, 2020
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