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16.40.200 Transportation Network Company Services Permits Required.

The operation of a Transportation Network Company is a privilege and not a right. For transportation network services to be provided in the City of Portland, the Transportation Network Company shall be required to obtain a permit. The Bureau shall certify that all affiliated TNC Vehicles and TNC Drivers have met all certification and operating requirements.

A.  Transportation Network Company Permit Requirements.  No person or entity shall conduct business as a Transportation Network Company in the City of Portland without a valid, current permit issued by the City under Chapter 16.40.  Failure to comply with this section shall be a violation subject to the penalties provided in Sections 16.40.930 through 16.40.950.

B.  Transportation Network Driver Certification Requirements.  No person or entity shall conduct business as a Transportation Network Driver in the City of Portland without certification by the Director prior to being activated on the affiliated TNC platform. Divers not meeting all required conditions will not be certified as TNC Driver and will not be allowed to operate as a TNC Driver. Failure to comply with this section shall be a violation subject to the penalties provided in Sections 16.40.930 through 16.40.950.

C.  Transportation Network Vehicle Certification Requirements.  No vehicle shall be operated to conduct business as a Transportation Network Vehicle in the City of Portland without certification by the Director prior to being activated on the affiliated TNC platform. Vehicles not meeting all required conditions will not be certified as TNC Vehicle and will not be allowed to operate as a TNC Vehicle. Failure to comply with this section shall be a violation subject to the penalties provided in Sections 16.40.930 through 16.40.950.