Any person desiring to engage in the business of, or in operating any such dray, express wagon or vehicle for the carriage of freight, express, parcels, or baggage for hire, shall before operating or engaging in such business apply to the City Clerk for a license and shall pay to the City Clerk at the time of making such application the sum specified in Chapter 26 of this Code for each motor-driven vehicle, and the City Clerk shall thereupon issue a certificate under his hand and the seal of the City to such applicant which certificate shall be numbered, and before engaging in business the vehicle for which such license shall be obtained shall have displayed on each side thereof, in letters and figures not less than three inches in length, the words: “License No. ;” followed by the number stated in such certificate.
(Ord. 128, passed 6-6-1921; Ord. 1089, passed 3-24-1954)