All taxicabs operated upon the streets shall be equipped with a taximeter that complies with SDCL 37-21-6. The taximeter shall be fastened in front of the passengers, visible to them at all times of the day and night, and, after sundown, the face of the taximeter shall be illuminated. The city or their designee is hereby authorized, either upon complaint of any person or without such complaint, to inspect any taximeter, and upon discovery of an inaccuracy beyond the tolerances allowed pursuant to SDCL 37-21-6, to notify the person operating said taxicab to cease operation. The taxicab shall then be kept out of service until the taximeter is repaired or replaced with another properly functioning meter. Wheelchair transports are not required to be equipped with a taximeter.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 8.713; 1992 Code, § 43-7)  (Ord. 42-74, passed 8-5-1974; Ord. 84-82, passed 8-9-1982; Ord. 24-14, passed 4-15-2014; Ord. 74-14, passed 10-14-2014)