Chapter 28 VEHICLES FOR HIRE*
Section 28-80 Application.
Any person desiring to secure a permit to engage in, operate or conduct a taxicab
limousine service or similar business within the city shall file with the business license
administrator a written application therefor, in duplicate, verified under oath, giving the
(1) The full name, residential and business addresses
of the applicant for the past five (5)
years; if a partnership, the name and residential and business addresses of all the partners for the
past five (5) years; if a corporation, the name and residential address of all of the officers and
directors for the past five (5) years.
(2) Whether or not the applicant, or any persons listed
in subsection (1) above, has been
convicted of the violation of any federal or state felony law, or any federal or state misdemeanor
involving the use or threat of force or violence
or the sale of
or possession of
drugs or sexual abuse; or, within the previous two (2) years, has been convicted of
violating any provision of this Code or has ever had a license or permit issued by the city
business license administrator revoked or suspended.
(3) Whether or not the applicant or any person listed
in subsection (1) above has unpaid
claims or unsatisfied judgments against him for damages resulting from the negligent operation
of a vehicle.
(4) The past experience, if any, that the applicant has
had in rendering a taxicab, limousine
or similar service, including the dates such service was rendered and the city wherein the service
(5) Whether or not any license or permit to operate a
taxicab, limousine or similar service
issued to applicant has ever been revoked or suspended, and if so, the circumstances of the
revocation or suspension.
(6) The number of vehicles proposed to be operated and
a complete identification of each,
including the make, model, motor number and vehicle identification number of each taxicab or
limousine and the registered owner; provided, however that the make, model, motor number and
vehicle identification number of each new motor vehicle included in the application may be
supplied by the applicant and endorsed on the application at any time prior to the actual issuance
of the permit by the director.
(7) The arrangements the applicant has made for the public
to secure transportation in the
applicant's taxicabs or limousines including the manner in which such vehicles will be
(8) If the application is for a permit to operate a taxicab
business, the color scheme, name
and characteristic insignia to be used to designate the taxicabs of the applicant.
(9) Such further information as the director may reasonably
(Ord. No. 12094, § 1, 12-12-88; Ord. No. 17348, § 1, 6-17-02)
(Ord. 17348, Amended, 06/17/2002, Prior Text)