Notice of Public Hearings


Notice of Public Hearings on an Increase in the

Number of Taxicab Certificates, and a Permanent

Increase in Taxicab Rates Requested by the

 Fairfax County Taxicab Drivers Association

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Fairfax County Consumer Protection Commission is to be held in Conference Rooms 4 and 5 in the Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia on:


November 19, 2013

Time:  6:30 P.M. 

The Consumer Protection Commission will hold PUBLIC HEARINGS on the matter of a proposed increase in number of taxicab certificates from 576 to 615 (or an increase of 6.8%), and revisions to the County Code of Fairfax County providing for a permanent increase in taxicab rates from $2.10 per mile to $2.50 per mile.  This proposal results in an increase in an average trip of seven miles of approximately 16%.    

If you would like to speak at the Public Hearings on the Allocation of Taxicab Certificates and/or the Proposed Taxicab Rate Increase, please call the Consumer Affairs Branch of the Department of Cable and Consumer Services (formerly the Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection) at 703-222-8435 to be placed on the Speakers List, or you may appear and be heard.  You can also email comments to until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19.

Fairfax County supports the American with Disabilities Act by making reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.    For sign language interpreters or other accommodation, please call 703-222-8435, TTY 711 at least five days in advance of the public hearing.  Assistive listening devices will be made available at the hearing.





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