(a)   Taxicab licenses shall be valid from July 1 until June 30 of the following year.
   (b)   Any taxicab driver or operator desiring to continue the business of operating or driving a taxicab after the expiration of the license period shall, within thirty days prior to the expiration of his license, apply for the renewal of license and the renewal license shall be issued in the same manner and upon the same conditions as prescribed herein for an original license.
(1987 Code 117.43)