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16.40.745 Pedicab Services Permits Required.

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

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