For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   (a)   "Certificate" means a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the City authorizing the holder thereof to conduct a taxicab business in the City.
   (b)   "Holder" means the person to whom the certificate of public convenience and necessity has been issued.
   (c)   "Persons" means an individual, a corporation or other legal entity, a partnership and any unincorporated association.
   (d)   "Rate card" means a card displayed in each taxicab which contains the rates of fare then in force.
   (e)   "Taxicab license" means the permission granted by the City to a person to drive a taxicab upon the streets of the City.
   (f)   "Taxicab" means and includes any motor vehicle regularly engaged in the business of carrying passengers for hire, but not operating on a fixed route.
      (Ord. 1070.  Passed 9-2-86.)