[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Irondequoit 1-20-1977 as Ch. 20 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any licensee-owned or -operated specially equipped vehicle which, for compensation, is used to transport the sick or injured.
- AMBULANCE OPERATOR or OPERATOR
- Any person who, for compensation, is engaged in the business of furnishing ambulance service for the transportation of sick or injured persons and who has obtained a license pursuant to this chapter.
- EMERGENCY CALL
- A call for a prompt response to furnish ambulance service as a result of injury or sickness to a person or persons which requires immediate medical or surgical treatment in a hospital or other emergency medical treatment facility.
- The Supervisor of the Town of Irondequoit.
No person shall engage in the business of ambulance service operator from one point to another within the Town of Irondequoit without first obtaining approval as herein provided from the Town Board of the Town of Irondequoit.
Application for such approval hereunder shall be made at the office of the Town Clerk, which application shall contain such information as the Town Board may require from time to time and shall include but not be limited to the following:
If the applicant is an individual, the name and address of the applicant.
If the applicant is a partnership, the business name of the partnership and the name and address of each partner, whether said partner is active or inactive.
If the applicant is a corporation, the name and address of all officers, stockholders, directors and any other financially interested party for whom stock is held beneficially.
The place from which it is intended or desired to engage in the business of ambulance service operator, giving a description of the premises, as well as the location thereof, and the place where ambulances will be garaged. The application must show that an office and garage is maintained at a location which will permit prompt and continuous ambulance service.
The number of vehicles the applicant desires to operate; a description of the kind, make, type, year, size, model, New York State registration number, motor number, chassis number and gross weight of the vehicles and the color scheme to be used in said business.
Such other information as the Town Board shall find reasonably necessary to a fair determination of whether the terms of this chapter have been or will be complied with.