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City of Dover, NH
Strafford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Dover 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 2013.10.09-013 as Ch. 161 of the 2013 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms mean:
DRIVER
The person in actual physical control of a taxicab.
OPERATOR
Any person owning, in charge of or managing a taxicab business or company in the City.
TAXICAB
Any motor vehicle having a manufacturer's rated seating capacity of not more than seven persons used in the call and demand transportation of passengers for compensation to or from points chosen or designated by the passengers and not operated on a fixed schedule between fixed termini; or any such vehicle leased or rented, or held for leasing or renting, with or without drivers or operators. (Reference RSA 376:2, XI.)
[Amended 2-12-2020 by Ord. No. 2020.01.08-001]
All drivers and operators of taxicabs and valet parking operators are required to obtain a license from the Dover Licensing Board as defined in Chapter 97, Licensing. All drivers, operators, taxicabs and valet parking operators shall be subject to those requirements, rules, regulations and procedures that may be promulgated from time to time by the City of Dover Licensing Board.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter or any requirements, rules, regulations or procedures that may, from time to time, be promulgated by the City of Dover Licensing Board shall be guilty of a violation. A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day or part thereof during or on which a violation occurs or continues.