Chapter 13-Taxicabs

3-13-1 LICENSE FEE
3-13-2 LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIRED
3-13-3 APPLICATION FOR LICENSE
3-13-4 REVOCATION OF LICENSE
3-13-5 RATE TABLES IN VIEW

3-13-1 LICENSE FEE. It shall be unlawful to operate any motor vehicle kept for carrying passengers for hire and used principally in intracity operation upon the streets of the City without first procuring a license therefore from the Mayor, which license shall be the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) a year for the first motor vehicle so operated, payable annually in advance.

The Clerk shall issue all licenses and such license shall then be signed by the Mayor, and no person shall engage in any business under such license, until such license has been signed by the Mayor.
(Ord. 854, 4-17-95)

3-13-2 LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIRED. It shall be unlawful to grant or issue any such license, or operate any such vehicle, until there shall have been filed in the Office of the Clerk, and approved by the Mayor, a commercial liability insurance policy, issued by a company authorized to do business in the State, in an amount of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per occurrence for the benefit of anyone entitled to damages on account of the operation of such motor vehicle.

The Agent issuing the liability insurance policy to the applicant shall immediately inform the City Clerk of any modifications or cancellations of the insurance coverage.

3-13-3 APPLICATION FOR LICENSE. In order to obtain such permit, the applicant must file with the City Clerk an application for such license, stating:

1. the type of types of vehicles to be used
2. The State License number thereof
3. The name of the owner of the vehicle used

3-13-4 REVOCATION OF LICENSE. The Council may revoke any such license of any person in violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter or State Law, and the license and all money paid therefore shall be forfeited. No license provided in this Chapter shall be transferred except by action of the Council.

3-13-5 RATE TABLES IN VIEW. It shall be unlawful to operate any such vehicle unless there is exposed in plain view of the occupants, in or upon each of the vehicles, a printed table of the rates as established in this Chapter.

There was an administrative error made in 2001. Accidentally the text below was inserted into this section. Ordinance No. 949 actually only deleted section 6, Transportation fees of this ordinance. All other sections remain intact.

THIS ORDINANCE WAS DELETED IN ITS ENTIRETY PER ORDINANCE NO. 949 PASSED 2-5-01