Town of Fallsburg, NY
Sullivan County
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No cruising shall be permitted. No taxicab while awaiting employment by passengers shall stand on any public street or place other than at or upon a taxicab stand designated or established in accordance with this chapter.
Every person to whom a badge, card, or license has been issued, under the provisions of this chapter, shall, upon discontinuing or abandoning the operation or driving of such a taxicab, return such badge, card, or license to the Town Clerk, unless such badge, card, or license has been lost or for other reason cannot be restored.
Except as provided in § 274-6F, such badge, card or license shall not be and may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or be applicable to any other motor vehicle than the one specified therein.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Whenever a license, badge, or card shall be lost, stolen or destroyed, without fault on the part of the holder, his agent or employee, a duplicate in lieu thereof under the original application may be issued by the Town Clerk upon the filing of a sworn affidavit containing the facts of such loss or theft and upon the payment of the cost of such duplicate badge or tag.
Every holder of a taxicab license shall at all times keep the inside of the cab operated by him in a clean and sanitary condition and shall at least once each day thoroughly clean the inside of such taxicab.
No taxicab shall be used to convey any person affected with a contagious disease. Should it be found by the owner or driver that a taxicab has been so used, he shall immediately so report to the Police Department and such vehicle shall not again be used until it has been thoroughly cleaned and fumigated under the direction of a local hospital or health authorities.
Changes of address of owner or driver shall be reported to the Town Clerk in writing within three days.
[Added 5-15-1984 by Ord. No. 84-1]
No taxicab shall be operated for hire within the Town of Fallsburg unless the outside is kept in a clean condition, taking into account the weather conditions, and of good appearance. As used herein, "good appearance" shall mean that the vehicle is reasonably free of rust and exterior damage which causes the vehicle to be unsightly.