It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, use, or operate on any street within the city any taxicab, unless a written license for such taxicab shall have first been obtained from the City Secretary by the person owning or controlling such taxicab, and unless such license shall be in effect at such time.
('68 Code, § 35-22) (Ord. 212, passed 12-18-45)  Penalty, see § 119.99