Section 28-112 Application.

    (a) Every person desiring to drive a vehicle for hire within the Columbia city limits shall make written application to the business license administrator for a driver's certificate. The application shall be verified under oath and shall be on a form supplied by the business license administrator, which contains the following:

    (1)    Name, age, residence address of applicant for the past five (5) years.

    (2)    Color, height, eye and hair color, sex of applicant.
    (3)    Nationality, place of birth, length of time applicant has resided in the city.

    (4)    Statement whether applicant can read, write and speak the English language.

    (5)    Statement whether applicant is addicted to use of drugs or intoxicating liquors.

    (6)    Statement whether applicant was previously licensed as a chauffeur, where and when; whether the license has been revoked and, if so, for what cause.

    (7)    Statement whether applicant has ever been convicted of a violation of a federal or state law or of any city ordinance relating to operating a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident or failure to report an accident or any violation of this article.

    (b) Each applicant shall file with his application four (4) copies of a photograph of himself taken within three (3) months of the date of the application. One photograph shall be firmly affixed to the application and one shall be firmly affixed to the certificate if granted. The size of the photograph shall be determined by the director.

    (c) An applicant who has been denied a driver's certificate shall not reapply for a driver's certificate for a period of one year following the denial.

(Ord. No. 12094, § 1, 12-12-88; Ord. No. 13514, § 1, 11-16-92)