(a)   No person shall operate or cause to be operated a taxicab or proffer the services of any vehicle as a taxicab unless the owner of the vehicle has obtained a taxicab license covering such vehicle.
   (b)   Every such taxicab license shall expire on December 31 of the year in which issued.  Licenses issued on or after July 1 of any year shall be issued at one-half the annual license fee hereinafter provided.
   (c)   The annual license fee for each taxicab shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).
   (d)   Any person violating this section is guilty of operating a taxicab without a taxicab license, a minor misdemeanor, and shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each such offense.
(Ord. 1070.  Passed 9-2-86.)