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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
LICENSE. A license for the operation of taxicabs in the city issued upon the approval and by the order of the City Controller.
TAXICAB. A motor vehicle being used for the performance of a contract for the transportation of passengers or groups of passengers for hire, to and from points chosen or designated by the passengers or groups of passengers, and running over any available route between those points, but not at the time being operated over or along a definite, advertised, announced or substantially fixed route, from, to or between definite or substantially fixed terminals, locations or districts or according to substantially fixed or announced times or intervals of arrival or departure.
(1985 Code, § 36-9-2-4(a)) (Ord. passed 6-4-1903; Am. Ord. 5-1921, passed 4-5-1921; Am. Ord. 8-1923, passed 4-17-1923, Ord. 5-1927, passed 4-5-1927; Am. Ord. 3-1939, passed 3-22-1939; Am. Ord. 7-1939, passed 5-16-1939; Am. Ord. 2-1944, passed 5-4-1944; Am. Ord. 30-1953, passed 12-3-1953; Am. Ord. 26-1969, passed 10-21-1969; Am. Ord. 22-1970, passed 6-3-1970; Am. Ord. 23-1972, passed 10-4-1972; Am. Ord. 22-1974, passed 10-16-1974; Am. Ord. 17-1976, passed 8-4-1976; Am. Ord. 18-1978, passed 9-7-1978; Am. Ord. 5-1980, passed 2-19-1980; Am. Ord. 10-1981, passed 5-11-1981)