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16.40.400 Shuttle Services Permits Required.

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

A.  Shuttle Company Permit Requirements.  No person or entity shall conduct business as a Shuttle 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.  Shuttle Driver Certification Requirements.  No person or entity shall conduct business as a Shuttle Driver in the City of Portland without certification by the Director prior to being authorized to provide Shuttle services on behalf of an affiliated Shuttle Company. Drivers not meeting all required conditions will not be certified as Shuttle Driver and will not be allowed to operate as a Shuttle 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.  Shuttle Vehicle Certification Requirements.  No vehicle shall be operated to conduct business as a Shuttle Vehicle in the City of Portland without certification by the Director prior to being used to provide Shuttle services by an affiliated Shuttle Company. Vehicles not meeting all required conditions will not be certified as Shuttle Vehicle and will not be allowed to operate as a Shuttle 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.