City of Beacon, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon 1-17-1972 as Art. II of Ch. 26 of the 1972 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 213-1 Application for consent of Council.

No consent of the City Council, nor any renewal thereof, shall hereafter be granted except upon payment by the applicant therefor of a fee as set forth in the City of Beacon fee schedule[1] and the cost of publishing the notice of hearing required by law.
[Amended 7-6-2010 by L.L. No. 10-2010]
Editor’s Note: The fee schedule is on file in the City offices.
The fee provided in this section shall be considered as compensation for the wear and tear on the pavement of the City and as a fee for the privilege of operation, which fee shall be deposited in the general fund.
The consent granted by the local authorities of the City pursuant to the provisions of § 26 of the Transportation Corporations Law shall be of no force or effect unless the person or corporation to whom the same shall have been granted shall, within 30 days after the granting of such consent, unless the Council shall, on due cause shown, extend such time, make application to the Public Service Commission of the State of New York or other competent authority for the certificate of convenience and necessity provided for by § 25 of the Transportation Corporations Law[2] and also unless the aforesaid certificate of convenience and necessity is granted within 90 days thereafter; provided, however, that upon reasonable cause being shown therefor, the Council may extend the time beyond the 90 days.
Editor's Note: Transportation Corporation Law § 25 and related provisions were repealed by L. 1983. c. 635.
The person applying for the same shall, at the time of the presentation of his application, agree in writing to operate his line, route, vehicle, etc., for a period of 12 months or, upon failure to do so, forfeit to the City the sum of $300, unless such failure to operate is excused by the authorities aforesaid.

§ 213-2 License fees.

[Amended 7-6-2010 by L.L. No. 10-2010]
The holder of any consent granted by the City Council shall pay in advance an annual license fee for each vehicle operated by him for the transportation of passengers as set forth in the City of Beacon fee schedule.[1]
Editor’s Note: The fee schedule is on file in the City offices.

§ 213-3 Issuance of license plate; display required.

[Amended 3-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
Upon the payment of each annual license fee received pursuant to this chapter, the City Clerk shall issue a license plate of size and design designated by him which shall be affixed to the vehicle for which the license was issued in a conspicuous place and displayed at all times while such vehicle is in operation within the City.

§ 213-4 Public buses to be heated.

[Amended 3-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
No public bus shall run on any street or avenue in the City when the temperature shall be below 32º F., unless such bus shall be kept heated at the uniform minimum temperature of 60º F.

§ 213-5 Revocation of consent.

Upon any violation of this chapter, the Council may revoke any and all consents issued to either the owner or operator of such vehicle or to the person or corporation under whose supervision or authority such vehicle shall be operated.

§ 213-6 Penalties for offenses.

[Added 3-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
A violation of this chapter shall be an offense punishable by a penalty as provided for in § 1-3, General penalty.