[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.