[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Crisfield 11-26-1958 as Ord. No. 251. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall engage in or carry on or operate or aid or assist as employee, clerk or otherwise in the City of Crisfield, Maryland, the business of operating taxicabs, jitneys or horse-drawn vehicles for the transportation of passengers for hire without having first obtained from the Mayor and City Council of the City of Crisfield a license for such business, occupation or activity.
The application for licenses required by § 101-1 shall be made to the City Clerk at his office in the Municipal Building, and no license shall be granted until the license fee hereinafter specified shall have been paid in full. Each such license and each such application shall specify by name the person to whom it shall be issued, a description of the vehicle for which it is granted and the name and address of the owner thereof. Each license shall be conspicuously displayed on the licensed vehicle.
All license fees shall be due and payable to the City Clerk, as aforesaid, on the first day of January in each year, and all licenses shall expire on the 31st day of December following.
It shall be a condition to the issuance of any and all licenses under this chapter that the business licensed shall be used and operated only for lawful purposes. The right of the Mayor and City Council in its discretion to refuse to grant any license and to revoke any license previously granted is hereby specifically reserved.
[Amended 9-12-1979 by Ord. No. 333]
A violation of this chapter shall be declared an infraction. The penalty for violation shall be $25 for each initial offense and $50 for each repeat offense.
The word "person" or "persons" as used in this chapter, for the purpose of this chapter, shall be defined as meaning, including and embracing individuals, partnerships, associations and corporations.