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No person, business, or corporation shall operate a taxicab for calls originating within the corporate limits of the City without first obtaining a taxicab operator’s permit from the licensing officer. Such permit shall be valid until December 31st of the year of its issuance, and is not transferable. Such permit shall be issued upon submission of a completed permit application form, which form shall be provided by the licensing officer and shall include:

A. The name and address of the owner or owners, and if a corporation, the names and addresses of the principal officers thereof;

B. The address where the operator’s taxis will be based;

C. The name and motor number of any vehicle to be operated;

D. The permit number for the Washington State “for hire vehicle” permit issued to the operator;

E. Evidence that the insurance requirement of this chapter is complied with;

F. Evidence that the drivers of all taxicabs owned by the operator are qualified pursuant to this chapter;

G. Such other information as the licensing officer may require. (Ord. 1202, 1973)