§ 443.13  Drivers’ Licenses; Application
   Every person driving a public hack, shall be licensed as such. Each applicant for a driver’s license shall:
   (a)   Be eighteen (18) years of age or over, an American citizen, or have declared his or her intention to become such a citizen, and a bona fide resident of Cuyahoga County for thirty (30) days next preceding the date of such application;
   (b)   Present a certificate from a qualified physician that he or she is sound physically and mentally, has good eyesight, and that he or she suffers from no other infirmity of body and mind, which might render him or her unfit for the safe operation of a public vehicle;
   (c)   Be able to read and write the English language;
   (d)   Be clean in dress and person, and not be addicted to the use of intoxicating liquors or drugs;
   (e)   Produce, on forms to be provided by the Commissioner of Assessments and Licenses, two (2) character references of persons not related to applicant;
   (f)   Fill out, upon a blank form to be provided by the Commissioner, a statement giving his or her full name, residence, places of residence for five (5) years previous to moving to his or her present address, age, color, height, color of eyes and hair, place of birth, length of time he or she has resided in the City, whether a citizen of the United States, places of previous employment, whether married or single, whether he or she has ever been arrested or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, whether he or she has been summoned to court, whether he or she has previously been licensed as a driver or chauffeur, and if so, whether his or her license has ever been revoked, and for what cause, which statement shall be signed and sworn to by the applicant, and filed with the Commissioner, as a permanent record. Any false statement made by the applicant for a license shall be promptly reported by the Commissioner to the prosecuting attorney of Cuyahoga County. The Commissioner is hereby authorized and empowered to establish such additional rules and regulations, covering the issuance of drivers’ licenses, not inconsistent herewith, as may be necessary and reasonable.
(Ord. No. 1828-77. Passed 6-8-78, eff. 6-12-78)