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Do you want to operate your own limousine, shuttle service or luxury sedan, van or SUV company?
The police department's Vehicle for Hire unit requires registration of all drivers and vehicles to keep passengers safe.
The city has various categories of transportation companies.
Identify Your Company Type
You must get a Business Tax Receipt from the city or county in which your company is located. The Business Tax Receipt must state that your business is a transportation company.
Get a Business Tax Receipt
You must complete a legible form. A receipt confirming payment for the vehicle inspection must be provided at the time of permitting.
Download the Certificate of Inspection(PDF, 189KB)
As part of your Driver Permit, you need to get a background check. You can use any provider that conducts a nationwide criminal background checking. This does not include public record search engines.
As part of your Vehicle Permit you will need to provide:
For your Driver Permit you will need to provide:
Apply for Vehicle Permit(PDF, 149KB)
Apply for Driver Permit(PDF, 228KB)
Email your completed applications and required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll review your applications and let you know in two to three business days if you're approved.
If you are not contacted within the timeframe listed, please contact us at
We'll email you to schedule payment and to pick up your permits.
Forms of payment accepted:
Cash is not accepted.
You must renew you permits by the expiration date. Any late renewals are subject to a late fee as stated in Chapter 55.22 of city code. If you want to transfer a permit, you must also complete this application and email it to us at email@example.com.
Renew or Transfer a Permit
Get a Pedicab Permit