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(a) Permit Issuance. The SFMTA may issue any class of Motor Vehicle for Hire Permit only upon its determination that the permit applicant meets all requirements and qualifications for the permit.
(b) Investigation of Applicants for Permits. Upon receipt of an application for a permit, the SFMTA shall investigate the permit applicant. The applicant must furnish any additional material requested by the SFMTA, and if such additional material is not provided within 30 days of request, the application shall be deemed inactive.
(c) SFMTA Decision; Hearing. At the conclusion of the investigation of an applicant for a permit, the SFMTA shall inform the applicant, in writing, of the SFMTA’s decision to grant or deny the permit. If the SFMTA has decided to deny the permit, the SFMTA shall deliver a Notice of Denial, which shall include a statement of the grounds for denial. The SFMTA shall serve its decision in accordance with Section 1120(i). The applicant may request a hearing before a Hearing Officer on SFMTA’s decision by submitting to SFMTA a written request for hearing within 20 business days of the date that the Notice of Denial is served.
(d) Procedures for Hearing Challenging Decision to Deny a Permit Application or Determination that Application is Inactive. Any hearing pursuant to this Section 1117 shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 1120.
(SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 09-077, 5/19/2009; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 09-183, 10/20/2009; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 10-149, 11/16/2010; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 11-017, 2/1/2011; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 12-111 , Ad. 8/21/2012, Eff. 9/21/2012; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 170103-004, Ad. 1/3/2017, Eff. 2/3/2017; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 171017-134, Ad. 10/17/2017, Eff. 11/17/2017; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 181016-143, Ad. 10/16/2018, Eff. 11/16/2018)