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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
STREET. Includes any public street, alley or public way within the corporate limits of the city.
TAXICAB. A vehicle operated for hire, and shall be held to be distinguished from a motor bus especially by the fact that TAXICABS do not operate on fixed routes or on a definite schedule, and when occupied by one or more passengers shall not indiscriminately accept such persons or offer themselves for transportation except at the insistence of, or with the consent of, such passenger or passengers then occupying such vehicle.
TAXICAB COMPANY. Includes every corporation, company, association, joint stock association, person, firm or co-partnership, their lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court whatsoever, owning, controlling, operating or managing any taxicab.
(2003 Code, § 112.01) (Ord. 2771, passed 12-17-1987)