[CC 2000 §615.010; CC 1990 §660.010; Ord. No. 509 §1, 10-6-1974]
Unless it appears that a different meaning is intended, the following words shall have the meaning given them by this Section:
- Any individual or other legal entity, whether such entity is a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, company, association or joint-stock association, including the partners, officers, employees and agents of the person, as well as any trustees, assignees, receivers or personal representatives of the person.
- STREET or HIGHWAY
- Every way or place open for vehicular travel by the public and regardless of whether it has been legally established by constituted authority or by user for the statutory period of time as public highway.
- Any motor vehicle performing a bona fide for hire taxicab service having a capacity of not more than five (5) passengers, exclusive of the driver, and not operated on a regular route or between fixed termini.
[CC 2000 §615.020; CC 1990 §660.020; Ord. No. 509 §1, 10-6-1974]
Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of owning, operating, leasing or renting of taxicabs who maintains their principal office and place of business in the City of Pagedale, Missouri, must first acquire a license from the City so to do and pay the license fee as hereinafter provided. (Said license shall not include the right to operate a taxicab stand for which a separate license, based on the number of cabs to be operated from said stand, is required nor alleviate the necessity of purchasing a City motor vehicle license for said vehicle.)
[CC 2000 §615.030; CC 1990 §660.030; Ord. No. 509 §3, 10-6-1974]
No license shall be issued to any person, firm, association or corporation for the operation of a taxicab business unless the property on which said business is to be operated shall contain an adequate water drain or sewer for the removal of water from said property used in connection with the operation of said taxicab business; said water drain or sewer shall be so located and of such construction that it will carry the water used in washing automobiles in such a manner that it will not flow onto adjoining property or streets or highways.
No license shall be issued to any person, firm, association or corporation for the operation of a taxicab business unless the property on which said business is to be operated shall have erected thereon an inside water closet and wash stand.
[CC 2000 §615.040; CC 1990 §660.040; Ord. No. 509 §1, 10-6-1974]
Any person, firm, association or corporation desiring to operate a taxicab business shall make application in writing to the City Clerk for a license so to do and such application shall show the location of the property, the dimensions thereof, the number of square feet to be occupied, the location of all buildings, the location of water drains and sewers and the location of water closets and washstands; the City Clerk shall submit such application to the Mayor and Board of Alderpersons and upon approval by the Mayor and Board of Alderpersons and upon payment of the license fee thereinafter set forth, the City Collector shall issue the license which shall describe the business authorized thereunder. The license so issued shall extend to and terminate on the thirtieth (30th) day of June following the date of its issue.
[CC 2000 §615.050; CC 1990 §660.050; Ord. No. 509 §1, 10-6-1974]
The annual license fee for the operation of a taxicab business shall be as follows:
Annual license fee: $30.00 per vehicle.
[CC 2000 §615.060; CC 1990 §660.060; Ord. No. 509 §1, 10-6-1974]
Any person, firm, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and fined as set out in Section 100.220. Each day that any of the provisions of this Chapter are violated shall constitute a separate offense.