(A)   Horse-drawn carriage businesses shall operate only upon routes and pursuant to schedules approved as provided in this section. The route and operations schedule filed with the Clerk-Treasurer shall contain the following:
      (1)   A map of the routes on which the carriages will operate;
      (2)   A schedule of hours of operations, which shall not include the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., except on Saturdays, Sundays and City holidays;
      (3)   The location of any areas to be designated as “stands” for regular pickup and discharge of passengers.
   (B)   The Clerk-Treasurer shall refer all route and operation schedules to the Chief of the Police Department.  The Chief of Police may  reject  any  route  and operation schedule that is  an  unsafe  or inappropriate use of the public streets.  The Director of Planning and Development may reject any route and operation schedule that is inconsistent with the zoning ordinances of the city.
   (C)   The Clerk-Treasurer, on the recommendation of the Chief of Police and the Mayor may issue temporary permits to holders of a valid horse-drawn carriage business license for operation on other routes for special purposes for periods not to exceed ten days.
   (D)   Any route and operation schedule approval shall be subject to the right of the Board of Public Works and Safety to prohibit the use of any route at certain times, when such operation would be inconsistent with other special events or public safety requirements, by giving 48 hours notice of such prohibition.
(Ord. 7-89, passed 8-15-89; Am. Ord. 22-4-98, passed 5-11-98)  Penalty, see § 112.99