[R.O. 2012 §620.290; Ord. No. 4742 §22, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-60]
No person shall drive any taxicab unless such person shall have been granted a permit to do so by the City Collector.
[R.O. 2012 §620.300; Ord. No. 4742 §14, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-61]
It shall be unlawful for any owner or owners of any taxicab to permit the same to be driven for hire by anyone who has not obtained a permit under the provisions of this Article.
[R.O. 2012 §620.310; CC 1973 §33-62]
Application blanks for a permit required by this Article may be obtained from the Chief of Police. Each application shall contain:
The name, age and address of the applicant.
A statement whether the applicant has been convicted of a felony, the violation of any Federal or State Statute relating to prostitution or any Federal or State Statute relating to the use, possession or sale of narcotic drugs;
Whether such applicant is a citizen of the United States.
Whether the applicant is an habitual user of intoxicating liquors or narcotic drugs.
Whether the applicant has been an habitual violator of traffic laws and ordinances.
The prospective employment of the applicant.
Such other information as the Chief may deem necessary and proper.
[R.O. 2012 §620.320; Ord. No. 4742 §23, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-63; Ord. No. 2000-3-5, 3-20-2000]
A twenty dollar ($20.00) fee will apply to each permit application (driver). Each permit applicant must have a Police check of their driving record before the permit will be issued.
[R.O. 2012 §620.340; Ord. No. 4742 §23, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-65]
Every taxicab driver shall at all times while operating a taxicab within the City carry and display in such vehicle the taxicab driver's permit required by this Article. Every such driver shall, upon request of any passenger, give to such passenger his/her correct name and address and any other information which will serve to identify the driver and the operator of the taxicab to such passenger.
[R.O. 2012 §620.350; Ord. No. 4742 §23, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-66; Ord. No. 2000-3-5, 3-20-2000]
All permits issued under this Article shall expire one (1) year following the date of issuance.
[R.O. 2012 §620.360; CC 1973 §33-67]
No permit issued under the provisions of this Article shall be transferable.
[R.O. 2012 §620.370; Ord. No. 4742 §25, 10-14-1946; CC 1973 §33-68]
Any permit issued under this Article may be suspended or revoked by the City Council for the violation by the permittee of any applicable provision of this Code, State law or City ordinance, rule or regulation.