Village of Lake George, NY
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake George as amended in its entirety 6-6-1983 by L.L. No. 6-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 204.
Vehicle and traffic — See Ch. 208.
[Amended 6-21-2004 by L.L. No. 10-2004]
No driver of a taxicab, cab or other vehicle offered to the public for the carriage of passengers for hire in the Village of Lake George, excepting only drivers of omnibuses operating on a duly authorized bus line, shall operate on any of the streets or public places in said Village, unless such operator shall have previously taken out and procured a license therefor, to be granted and issued by the Mayor. The fee for such license shall be $25 for the Village fiscal year or any part thereof, and the applicant or operator must satisfy the Mayor or a committee of the Board of Trustees that he is possessed of the following qualifications:
Over 18 years of age.
Properly licensed to operate a taxicab under the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
Competent to drive a motor vehicle upon the streets of the Village of Lake George.
Has a thorough knowledge of the laws of the State of New York affecting or regulating the operation of motor vehicles, the traffic ordinances of the Village of Lake George and this chapter.
Such license may be revoked by the Mayor upon conviction of the licensee of the violation of any law of the State of New York or any ordinance of the Village relating to motor vehicles, taxicab or traffic upon the highways or village streets.
[Amended 5-19-2008 by L.L. No. 6-2008]
The prices which may be charged or collected for the transportation of one or two passengers hereunder are as follows:
Any two points within the Village: $12.
Lake George to Queensbury: $15.
Lake George to Glens Falls: $12.
Lake George to Capital District: $90.
Lake George to Saratoga Springs: $50.
Lake George to Bolton Landing: $30.
Additional passengers: plus $1 each.
A copy of this article printed upon a card shall be at all times visible in any cab licensed hereunder, for the inspection of the passenger, and each cab shall prominently display at all times the rate to be charged within the above area.
[Amended 6-21-2004 by L.L. No. 10-2004]
Every taxicab owner or operator violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty of $100 and the revocation of his license.
This chapter shall not apply to horse-drawn carriages offering scenic rides to the general public for a fee.