City of Louisiana, MO
Pike County
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Cross References — Licenses, miscellaneous business regulations, ch. 605; stopping, standing and parking of buses and taxicabs, §360.060; use of bus stops and taxicab stands, §360.070; streets and sidewalks, ch. 510; establishment and designation of public carrier stops and stands, §360.050.

Section 620.010 Definition. [1]

[R.O. 2008 §620.010; CC 1988 §28-26]
As used in this Chapter, "taxicab" means any motor vehicle performing a bona fide for hire taxicab service having a capacity of not more than five (5) passengers, exclusive of the driver, and not operated on a regular route or between fixed termini.
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Cross Reference — Definitions and rules of construction generally, §100.060.

Section 620.020 License Tax On Business.

[R.O. 2008 §620.020; Code 1968 §27-1; CC 1988 §28-27]
There is hereby levied upon the business of operating taxicabs a license fee in the amount as stated in Section 605.020.

Section 620.030 License Tags, Etc. — Display — Identity of Taxicab — Transferability.

[R.O. 2008 §620.030; Code 1968 §27-2; CC 1988 §28-28]
The City Clerk shall cause to be prepared distinctive license tags or stickers which shall be displayed on and affixed to the taxicab for which a license is issued. No such tag or sticker shall be transferable from one taxicab to another, but shall carry thereon sufficient data to positively identify the taxicab for which it was issued.

Section 620.040 License Tags, Etc. — New Tags Required For Replacement Taxicabs.

[R.O. 2008 §620.040; Code 1968 §27-3; CC 1988 §28-29]
Any licensee under this Chapter disposing of a taxicab and acquiring another for taxicab purposes shall turn in his/her old license tag and obtain a new one for such vehicle for the remainder of the unexpired license period.

Section 620.050 License Tags, Etc. — Failure To Procure and Display.

[R.O. 2008 §620.050; Code 1968 §27-4; CC 1988 §28-30]
Any person convicted of engaging in the taxicab business with any automobile not duly licensed and not exhibiting the license tag provided for under this Chapter or using a license tag on an automobile other than the one for which the same was issued in connection with the taxicab business within the corporate limits of the City shall be punished as provided in Section 100.170 of this Code.

Section 620.060 Office, Stands, Etc., On State Highways.

[R.O. 2008 §620.060; Code 1968 §27-5; CC 1988 §28-31]
No licensee under this Chapter shall operate a place of business as a taxicab office, cab stand or cab rack upon any street within the City which has been designated as a State highway.

Section 620.070 Liability Insurance.

[R.O. 2008 §620.070; Code 1968 §27-6; CC 1988 §28-32]
No person shall operate any taxicab within the City without first having obtained and filed with the City Clerk proof of good and valid public liability and property damage indemnity insurance coverage in the amounts of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) per person, fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) per accident, and ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) for property damage on each licensed vehicle used in such business and having filed a copy of such policy with the City Clerk.