§ 5.236.010  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the words and terms set forth below shall be construed in accordance with the following definitions:
   CITY. The city of Brea.
   CITY AUTHORIZATION. City authorization to operate a taxicab business in the city.
   DRIVER. A person who drives or controls the movements of a taxicab.
   DRIVER'S PERMIT. A valid permit issued by OCTAP authorizing a person to drive or control the movements of a taxicab.
   OCTAP. The Orange County Taxi Administration Program administered by the Orange County Transportation Authority.
   OPERATE A TAXICAB. To drive a taxicab and either solicit or pick up passengers for hire in the city.
   OWNER. The registered owner or lessor of a taxicab.
   PERSON. Includes natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business, trust, corporation, or public entity.
   TAXICAB. A vehicle operated within the jurisdiction of the city, capable of carrying not more than eight persons, excluding the driver, and used to carry passengers for hire.  The term shall exclude a vehicle operating as a Charter Party Carrier licensed as such by any state agency, including the Public Utilities Commission, or any other vehicle having a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity issued by any state agency, including the Public Utilities Commission.
   TAXICAB BUSINESS PERMIT. A valid permit issued by OCTAP authorizing a person to operate a taxicab business.
   TAXICAB VEHICLE PERMIT. A valid permit issued by OCTAP authorizing a particular vehicle to be operated as a taxicab.
(Ord. 1001, 11-18-97)