Chapter 28 VEHICLES FOR HIRE*
Section 28-115 Grounds for refusal.
The business license administrator shall determine whether to issue a driver's
based upon the criminal record check and all other relevant facts and may deny the applicant a
(1) The applicant filed an incomplete
(2) The applicant made a false statement
on the application.
) The applicant's state chauffeur's, operator's or driver's license was revoked
within the past two (2) years.
) A permit or certificate issued to the applicant under this article was revoked
past two (2) years.
) The applicant is an habitual drunkard or is addicted to the use of narcotic
(b) Applicants have the burden of demonstrating good
moral character. If an applicant has
been convicted of a felony within the past ten (10) years, any misdemeanor involving theft or
violence or the sale of or possession of illegal drugs or sexual abuse within the past five (5) years
or any offense which involves driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated or driving a motor
vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or narcotic drugs or driving a motor vehicle with
excessive blood alcohol content within the past three (3) years, or leaving the scene of an
accident, failure to report an accident or any violation of this article within the past two (2) years,
the business license administrator may deny the license after considering the nature of the crime
or offense committed in relation to the license sought, the conduct of the applicant since the
violation and other evidence as to the applicants character.
(Ord. No. 12094, § 1, 12-12-88; Ord. No. 13514, § 1, 11-16-92; Ord. No.
17348, § 1, 6-17-02;
Ord. No. 19518, § 3, 5-7-07
(Ord. 19518, Amended, 05/07/2007, Prior Text; Ord. 17348, Amended, 06/17/2002, Prior Text)