Town of Poughkeepsie, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie 5-18-2011 by L.L. No. 9-2011;[1] amended in its entirety 5-17-2017 by L.L. No. 10-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fees — See Ch. 105.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 195.
[1]
Editor’s Note: This local law also repealed former Ch. 198, Vehicles for Hire, adopted 3-22-1995 by L.L. No. 9-1995, as amended, and established an effective date of 6-1-2011.
Article I Terms Defined

§ 198-1 Definitions.

Article II Taxicabs

§ 198-2 Licenses required.

§ 198-3 Driver's licenses required.

§ 198-4 Taxicab driver's license application information.

§ 198-5 Photographs and fingerprints required; application fees; review by Chief of Police.

§ 198-6 Form and terms of driver's license; license fee; dual licenses.

§ 198-7 Renewal of driver's license; renewal fees; temporary licenses.

§ 198-8 Driver's licenses not transferable; fees not prorated.

§ 198-9 Taxicab vehicle license required; fees.

§ 198-10 Vehicle license application information.

§ 198-11 Denial, suspension or revocation of taxicab company's right to operate within the Town.

§ 198-12 Recordkeeping.

§ 198-13 Insurance; suitability of vehicle.

§ 198-14 License card.

§ 198-15 Inspection of taxicabs; inspection fee.

§ 198-16 Taxicab vehicle markings, safety and equipment.

§ 198-17 Company to maintain records.

§ 198-18 Driver requirements.

§ 198-19 Suspension or revocation of vehicle and/or driver's license.

§ 198-20 Register of licensed taxicabs.

§ 198-21 Return of licenses, cards and permits; nonassignability; transfer of vehicle license; fee.

§ 198-22 Duplicate license, permit or card; replacement fee.

§ 198-23 Taxicab stands.

§ 198-24 Soliciting; cruising prohibited.

§ 198-25 Establishment and schedule of charges.

§ 198-26 Payment of fares; disputes; penalties for offenses.

§ 198-27 Receipts for fares; overcharging prohibited.

§ 198-28 Riders prohibited; additional passengers.

§ 198-29 Compliance with noise ordinance; sounding of horn prohibited.

§ 198-30 (Reserved)

§ 198-31 Use of vehicle for unlawful purposes; deceiving or misinforming passengers prohibited.

§ 198-32 Penalties for offenses.

Article III For-Hire Vehicles

§ 198-33 Licenses required.

§ 198-34 Driver's license required.

§ 198-35 Driver's license application information.

§ 198-36 Photograph and fingerprints required; application fees; review by Chief of Police.

§ 198-37 Form and terms of driver's license; license fee; display of license; copies to Town; dual licenses.

§ 198-38 Renewal of driver's license; renewal fee; temporary licenses.

§ 198-39 Driver's licenses not transferable; fees not prorated.

§ 198-40 For-hire vehicle license required; fees; term.

§ 198-41 For-hire vehicle license application information.

§ 198-42 Denial, suspension or revocation of for-hire company's right to operate within City; civil penalty; hearing.

§ 198-43 Recordkeeping.

§ 198-44 Insurance; suitability of vehicle.

§ 198-45 License card.

§ 198-46 Inspection of vehicles; fee.

§ 198-47 Vehicle requirements.

§ 198-48 Company to maintain records.

§ 198-49 Driver requirements.

§ 198-50 Suspension or revocation of for-hire vehicle and/or driver's license.

§ 198-51 Register of licensed for-hire vehicles.

§ 198-52 Return of licenses, cards and permits; nonassignability; transfer of vehicle license exception; fee.

§ 198-53 Duplicate license, permit or card; fee.

§ 198-54 Taxicab stands.

§ 198-55 Soliciting; cruising prohibited.

§ 198-56 Schedule of charges.

§ 198-57 Payment of fares.

§ 198-58 Riders prohibited.

§ 198-59 Compliance with noise ordinance; sounding of horn prohibited.

§ 198-60 Articles found in vehicle.

§ 198-61 Use of vehicle for unlawful purposes; deceiving or misinforming passengers prohibited.

§ 198-62 Penalties for offenses.

§ 198-63 Public emergency; police powers.

§ 198-64 Severability; when effective.