§ 121.20  ZONES, RATES, MULTIPLE PASSENGERS.
   (A)   For purposes of this chapter, the city shall be broken into zones described as follows:
      (1)   Zone 1: that area within the corporate limits of the city bounded by Williams Street on the north; Vermilion River on the south; Park Street and Junction Avenue on the east; and, Gilbert Street on the west.
      (2)   Zone 2: exclusive of zone 1, that area within the corporate limits of the city bounded by Voorhees Street on the north; Interstate 74 on the south; Bowman Avenue on the east; and, on the west Logan Avenue south to the Vermilion River, thence south along the river to the railroad tracks and then south along the railroad tracks to the corporate limit.
      (3)   Zone 3: exclusive of zones 1 and 2, that area within the corporate limits of the city bounded by Newell Avenue on the north, extending east and west to the corporate limits; 14th Street on the south; Kansas Avenue on the east; and, Henning Road on the west.
      (4)   Zone 4: exclusive of zones 1, 2 and 3, that area within the corporate limits bounded by Poland Road on the north, except that the areas extending to the north of Poland Road east of Vermilion Street and Redbud Lane shall also be included; Newell Avenue on the south, and that area south of Old Ottawa Road; Bowman Avenue on the east; and, Henning Road on the west; zone 4 shall also include the area within the corporate limits described as follows: the area along Main Street between Kansas Avenue and the CSX railroad tracks and the area extending south from Main Street between Kansas Avenue and the CSX railroad tracks.
      (5)   Zone 5: exclusive of zones 1, 2, 3, and 4, that area within the corporate limits bounded by Sunset Road on the north; Poland Road onthe south; Bowman Avenue on the east; and, Henning Road on the west.
      (6)   Zone 6: exclusive of zones 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, that area within the corporate limits bounded by West Newell Road on the north; Sunset Road on the south; Bowman Avenue on the east; and, Henning Road on the west.
      (7)   Zone 7: exclusive of zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, that area within the corporate limits bounded by Winter Avenue on the north; Perrysville Road on the south; Illinois state line on the east; and, Brewer Road on the west.
   All as detailed and depicted on the Taxicab Zone Map.
   (B)   Every taxicab driver operating a taxicab within the city limits shall charge the fare set out below for service within each of the respective zones:
      (1)   Zone 1 - $5.00.
      (2)   Zone 2 - $6.00.
      (3)   Zone 3 - $7.00.
      (4)   Zone 4 - $8.00.
      (5)   Zone 5 - $9.00.
      (6)   Zone 6 - $12.00.
      (7)   Zone 7 - $12.00.
   (C)   In the event a single trip shall cross any of the zone lines, then the greater of the zone rates applicable to such trip shall apply. The lesser of the two zone rates shall apply on the streets that constitute a border of a zone.
   (D)   Hiring by day. For the use of any taxicab for the day, the rate may be any amount fixed by agreement between the parties.
   (E)   Baggage. A charge of $1 may be made for the use of the trunk compartment of each taxicab, but no charge may be made for the usual hand baggage carried inside the taxicab.
   (F)   For each additional passenger beyond the first, the fare may be increased as follows: age 7 to 12, $.50 per additional passenger; age 13 and older, $1 per additional passenger; provided however, children 6 years and under accompanied by an adult passenger shall not be considered as additional passengers and shall ride at no charge.
   (G)   There shall be affixed on the inside of each vehicle in a conspicuous place and in a manner that the same may be easily read by any person riding in that vehicle, a card upon which shall be printed a map of the city designating the zones described and, in plain, legible type, the rates of fare provided for in this section.
(Ord. 8242, passed 4-2-02; amend. Ord. 8373, passed 6-1-04; Am. Ord. 8439, passed 8-2-05; Am. Ord. 8738, passed 5-3-11)