As used in this chapter:
   (a)   “Taxicab” for the purpose of this chapter shall be held to embrace and mean any vehicle propelled by power other than muscular, except omnibusses, funeral cars, and public busses, kept or operated for hire for any consideration. “Taxicab” shall not be held to include any automobile leased or rented for private use without the services of a chauffeur or driver.
   (b)   “Operator” means any person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other association of persons who shall own, control, operate, maintain or manage one or more taxicabs within the City.
      (Ord. 116-68. Passed 10-14-68.)