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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
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Chapter 53.  TAXICABS.*
*Editor's note—2004 L.M.C., ch. 27, § 1, repealed former Chapter 53, §§ 53-1 through 53- 67, and enacted a new Chapter 53, §§ 53-101 through 53-704The former Chapter 53 was derived from the following: Mont. Co. Code 1965, §§ 14-4, 14-6, and §§ 106-1 through 106-68; 1945, ch. 941, § 1130A; 1963, ch. 700, § 1; Ord. No. 6-41; Ord. No. 6-163; Ord. No. 6-177, §§ 1 through 4; 1969 L.M.C., ch . 35, § 18; 1969 L.M.C., ch. 44, § 6; 1972 L.M.C., ch. 16, § 5; 1973 L.M.C., ch. 18, § 1; 1974 L.M.C., ch . 37, § 1; 1974 L.M.C, ch. 38, § 1; 1975 L.M.C., ch. 22, § 1; 1975 L.M.C., ch. 37, §§ 1 through 7; 1977 L.M.C., ch. 7, § 1; 1977 L.M.C., ch. 28, § 16; 1977 L.M.C., ch. 29, §§ 1, 2; 1977 L.M.C., ch. 31, § 1; 1978 L.M.C., ch. 33, §§ 1, 3; 1983 L.M.C., ch. 44, § 1; 1983 L.M.C., ch. 49, § 1; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 24, § 51; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 27, § 34; 1985 L.M.C., ch. 31, § 32; 1986 L.M.C., ch. 5, § 1; 1986 L.M.C., ch. 41, § 1; 1989 L.M.C., ch. 5, § 2 through 4; FY1991 L.M.C., ch. 9, § 1; 1995 L.M.C., ch. 13, § 1; 1996 L.M.C, ch. 4, § 1.)
Cross reference—Traffic, ch. 31.
Article 1 General Provisions.
§ 53-101. Definitions.
§ 53-102. Enforcement of chapter.
§ 53-103. Taxicab Services Commission.
§ 53-103A. Biennial review of the taxicab industry.
§ 53-104. Regulations.
§ 53-105. Administrative record.
§ 53-106. Rates.
§ 53-107. Fees.
§ 53-108. Taxicab stands.
§ 53-109. Duplicates.
§ 53-110. Centralized electronic dispatch system.
§ 53-111. Uniform agreements; maximum lease and affiliation rates and other charges.
Article 2. Taxicab Licenses.
Division 1. General License Provisions.
§ 53-201. Required.
§ 53-202. Display.
§ 53-203. Types of licenses; cross-ownership.
§ 53-204. Transferability; security interest.
§ 53-204A. Sublicenses.
Division 2. Issuance, Denial, Expiration, and Renewal.
§ 53-205. Periodic issuance of new licenses.
§ 53-206. License issuance; initial fee.
§ 53-207. License application.
§ 53-208. Individual licenses.
§ 53-209. Individual license application.
§ 53-210. Individual license lottery.
§ 53-211. Fleet license application.
§ 53-212. Criteria to deny a license.
§ 53-213. Additional criteria to deny a license.
§ 53-214. Expiration of license.
§ 53-215. Renewal of license.
Division 3. Duties of Licensees.
§ 53-216. Notice of change of address.
§ 53-217. Quarterly reports.
§ 53-218. Responsibility of licensees, affiliates, and drivers.
§ 53-219. Dispute resolution.
Division 4.  Additional Duties of Fleets and Associations.
§ 53-220. Essential requirements.
§ 53-221. Operating requirements.
§ 53-222. User-side subsidy programs — participation.
Division 5. Taxicab Vehicles.
§ 53-223. Mechanical inspection certificate.
§ 53-224. Insurance required.
§ 53-225. State registration required.
§ 53-226. Continuous operation.
§ 53-227. Procedure when vehicle placed in or removed from service.
§ 53-228. Age of vehicles.
§ 53-229. Maintenance and repair.
§ 53-230. Vehicle numbering, lettering, and markings; rate chart.
§ 53-231. Doors; lettering; color; special equipment.
§ 53-232. Cruising lights.
§ 53-233. Seat belts.
§ 53-234. Taxicab meters.
§ 53-235. Inspections.
Article 3. Taxicab Driver Identification Cards
Division 1. General Identification Card Provisions.
§ 53-301. Identification Card Required.
§ 53-302. Display. 
§ 53-303. Transferability.
Division 2. Issuance, Denial, Expiration, and Renewal.
§ 53-304. Identification card issuance.
§ 53-305. Contents of card.
§ 53-306. Application; temporary card.
§ 53-307. Physician’s certificate.
§ 53-308. Criteria to deny an identification card.
§ 53-309. Expiration of identification card.
Division 3. Duties of Drivers.
§ 53-310. Taxicabs from other jurisdictions.
§ 53-311. Notice of change of address.
§ 53-312. Duty to accept and convey passengers.
§ 53-313. Passenger receipts; credit card transactions.
§ 53-314. Trip records.
§ 53-315. Out of service notice.
§ 53-316. Parking at taxicab stands.
§ 53-317. Parking to solicit business.
§ 53-318. Trips to be made by most direct route.
§ 53-319. Accident reports.
§ 53-320. Use by other persons prohibited.
§ 53-321. Hours of operation.
§ 53-322. Driver and passengers only permitted in vehicle; exception.
§ 53-323. Maximum number of passengers.
§ 53-324. Group riding.
Article 4. Driver and Passenger Conduct.
§ 53-401. Alcoholic beverages; controlled dangerous substances.
§ 53-402. Smoking.
§ 53-403. Duty of passenger to pay fare.
Article 5. Accessibility.
§ 53-501. Standards
§ 53-502. Interior numbering and lettering.
§ 53-503. Training.
§ 53-504. Duty to accept and transport persons with disabilities.
§ 53-505. Accessible taxicab trip records.
§ 53-506. Number of accessible taxicab licenses.
Article 6. Enforcement.
§ 53-601. Duty of licensees and drivers generally.
§ 53-602. Obstruction and hindering of investigations; false statements.
§ 53-603. Penalty for violations.
§ 53-604. Suspension or revocation of license or identification card.
§ 53-605. Notices of violations and actions.
Article 7. Hearings, Appeals, and Judicial Review.
§ 53-701. Administrative appeal of certain denials
§ 53-702. Hearing on suspension or revocation.
§ 53-703. When effective; surrender of license
§ 53-704. Judicial review — denial, revocation, or suspension.
Article 8. Transportation Services Improvement Fund.
§ 53-801. Transportation Services Improvement Fund.