If, upon inspection, a taxicab is found to be of lawful construction and in proper condition, in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, and the rules and regulations established thereunder, and upon the payment of the license fees hereinafter set forth, the same shall be licensed by delivering to the owner a card of such size and form as may be prescribed by the City Manager.
   The card shall contain the official license number of the taxicab, together with the date of inspection of same and a statement to the effect that, in case of any complaints, the City Manager shall be notified, giving the license number of the taxicab. Such card shall be signed by the City Manager, and shall contain blank spaces upon which an entry shall be made of the date of every inspection of the vehicle by the inspector. The license card shall be of a distinctly different color each year and, in case of taxicabs driven by mechanical power, the license number assigned thereunder shall in each case be the same as that assigned to the vehicle number of such vehicle, which shall be conspicuously displayed within the taxicab as prescribed by the City Manager.
(Ord. 744-46.  Passed 3-21-46.)