(A)   No person shall drive a horse-drawn vehicle carrying persons for hire or by contract, unless the  holder of a valid coachman's license issued pursuant to this section.
   (B)   The application for a coachman's license shall be made under oath to the Clerk-Treasurer and shall verify or establish that the applicant is:
      (1)   Able to speak, read and write the English language;
      (2)   The holder of a valid operator's license issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles of the State of Indiana;
      (3)   Free of defective vision, defective hearing and any other infirmities that would render him/her unfit for safe operation of a public vehicle;
      (4)   Free of alcohol or drug addiction;
   (C)   The application shall produce written evidence of experience in driving a horse-drawn carriage, or successful completion of a course in such driving given by a source approved by the Clerk-Treasurer, or both, and shall, if requested, demonstrate his/her ability.
   (D)   The Clerk-Treasurer may require the applicant by test or otherwise to demonstrate his/her knowledge of the requirements of this section.
   (E)   Upon approval of the application and payment of the fee provided in § 112.13, the Clerk-Treasurer shall issue a coachman's license to the applicant.
(Ord. 7-89, passed 8-15-89; Am. Ord. 22-4-98, passed 5-11-98)  Penalty, see § 112.99