Vehicle for Hire By-law

Vehicle for Hire By-law
Vehicle for Hire By-law
L.-130-71 – In Force and Effect as of April 4, 2017
As Amended by
By-law No.
Date Passed at Council
This by-law is printed under and by authority
of the Council of the City of London, Ontario, Canada
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Copyright 2001
Bill No. 92
2017
By-law No. L.-130-71
A By-law to provide for the licensing,
regulating and governing of vehicles for hire,
including cabs, accessible cabs, limousines,
private vehicles for hire and accessible
vehicles for hire, owners and brokers.
WHEREAS subsection 5(3) of the Municipal Act, 2007, 5.0. 2001, c.25, as
amended, provides that a municipal power shall be exercised by by-law;
AND WHEREAS section 9 of the Municipal Act, 2007 provides that a municipality
has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person for the purpose of exercising
its authority under this or any other Act;
AND WHEREAS subsection 10(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a
municipality may provide any service or thing that the municipality considers necessary or
desirable for the public;
AND WHEREAS subsection 10(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a
municipality may pass by-laws respecting: in paragraph 6, Health, safety and well-being of
persons; in paragraph 7, Services and things that the municipality is authorized to provide under
subsection (1); in paragraph 8, Protection of persons and property; in paragraph 11 Business
Licensing;
AND WHEREAS subsection 151(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that,
without limiting sections 9 and 10 of the Act, a municipality may: provide for a system of licences
with respect to a business and may;
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)
(f)
(g)
prohibit the carrying on or engaging in the business without a licence;
refuse to grant a licence or to revoke or suspend a licence;
impose conditions as a requirement of obtaining, continuing to hold or renewing a
licence;
impose special conditions on a business in a class that have not been imposed on
all of the businesses in that class in order to obtain, continue to hold or renew a
licence;
impose conditions, including special conditions, as a requirement of continuing to
hold a licence at any time during the term of the licence;
license, regulate or govern real and personal property used for the business and
the persons carrying it on or engaged in it; and,
require a person, subject to such conditions as the municipality considers
appropriate, to pay an administrative penalty if the municipality is satisfied that the
person has failed to comply with any part of a system of licences established by
the municipality;
AND WHEREAS subsection 151(5) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that
subsection 151(1) applies with necessary modifications to a system of licences with respect to
any activity, matter or thing for which a by-law may be passed under sections 9, 10 and 11 as if it
were a system of licences with respect to a business;
AND WHEREAS subsection 156(1) of the Municipal Act, 2007 provides that
without limiting sections 9, 10 and 11, a local municipality, in a by-law under section 151 with
respect to the owners and drivers of taxicabs, may:
(a)
(b)
(c)
establish the rates or fares to be charged for the conveyance of property or
passengers either wholly within the municipality or from any point in the
municipality to any point outside the municipality;
provide for the collection of the rates or fares charged for the conveyance; and
limit the number of taxicabs or any class of them;
AND WHEREAS the Council for the City of London considers it necessary and
desirable for the public to regulate Vehicles for Hire for the purposes of health and safety,
consumer protection and service quality to ensure an efficient Vehicle for Hire service is available
to all persons including the travelling public in the City of London and that such Vehicle for Hire
service is provided in a manner that provides a safe environment for both passengers and drivers;
AND WHEREAS section 23.2 of the MunicipalAct, 2007 permits a municipality to
delegate certain legislative and quasi-judicial powers;
AND WHEREAS Council for the City of London is of the opinion that the delegation
of legislative powers under this by-law to the Licensing Manager and the Hearings Officer,
including without limitation the power to issue and impose conditions on a licence, prescribe
vehicle, operational and reporting standards to be imposed on licensees as being powers of a
minor nature having regard to the number of people, the size of geographic area and the time
period affected by the exercise of the power in accordance with subsection 23.2(4) of the
Municipal Act, 2007;
AND WHEREAS subsection 391(1) of the Municipal Act, 2007 provides that a
municipality may impose fees and charges on persons,
(a)
(b)
(c)
for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of it;
for costs payable by it for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of
any other municipality or any local board; and,
for the use of its property including property under its control;
AND WHEREAS section 444 of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that the
municipality may make an order requiring the person who contravened the by-law or who caused
or permitted the contravention to discontinue the contravening activity, and any person who
contravenes such an order is guilty of an offence;
AND WHEREAS it is deemed expedient to pass this by-law;
NOW THEREFORE The Council of The Corporation of the City of London hereby
enacts as follows:
VEHICLE FOR HIRE BY-LAW
PART I
DEFINITIONS
PART 2
PROHIBITIONS
PART 3
APPLICATION OF BY-LAW
PART 4
ADMINISTRATION OF BY-LAW
PART 5
APPLICATION FOR LICENCES AND RENEWALS
PART 6
ISSUANCE OF LICENCES
PART 7
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE OF INFORMATION
PART 8
NUMBER OF CAB AND ACCESSIBLE CAB OWNER LICENCES
PART 9
CAB PRIORITY LIST
PART 10
LEASING OF CABS
PART 11
TRANSFER OF CAB OWNER LICENCES
PART 12
TRANSFER OF CAB OWNER LICENCES BY ESTATE
PART 13
POWERS OF LICENCE MANAGER
PART 14
HEARINGS BEFORE THE HEARINGS OFFICER
PART 15
INSPECTIONS
PART 16
FARES
PART 17
LICENCE AND OTHER FEES
PART 18
PENALTY
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EXEMPTIONS
PART 19
GENERAL
PART 20
MISCELLANEOUS
SCHEDULE I
VEHICLE FOR HIRE DRIVERS
SCHEDULE 2
VEHICLE FOR HIRE OWNERS
SCHEDULE 3
BROKERS
SCHEDULE 4
FARES
SCHEDULE 5
FEES
PART I
1 .1
DEFINITIONS
For the purpose of this By-law:
“Accessible Cab” means a Cab that is wheelchair-accessible permitting the loading,
transportation and off-loading of a person with a disability confined to a wheelchair, or other similar
device, without transfer, and is available for or providing a Conveyance Service, but does not
include a Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or an Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire;
“Accessible Cab Driver” means a Licensed Cab Driver whose Licence has been endorsed by
the Licence Manager to permit them to drive an Accessible Cab;
“Accessible Cab Owner” means a person who holds a Class A Accessible Cab Owner Licence
and corresponding Owner Plate or a Class B Accessible Cab Owner Licence and corresponding
Owner Plate;
“Accessible Cab Priority List” means the list of Applicants for Accessible Cab Owner Licences
maintained by the Licence Manager in accordance with this By-law;
“Accessible Vehicle” means an Accessible Cab or an Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire or
both as the context requires;
“Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire” means a Private Vehicle for Hire that is wheelchairaccessible permitting the loading, transportation and off-loading of a person with a disability
confined to a wheelchair, or other similar device, without transfer, and is available for or providing
a Conveyance Service, but does not include a Cab, Accessible Cab or a Limousine;
“Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Driver” means a Licensed Vehicle for Hire Driver whose
Licence has been endorsed by the Licence Manager to permit them to drive an Accessible Vehicle
for Hire;
“Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Owner” means a person who holds an Accessible Private
Vehicle for Hire Owner Licence and corresponding Owner Plate;
“Applicant” means a person applying for a licence under this By-law;
“Broker” means any person who accepts Orders for or Dispatches a Vehicle for Hire and
includes a Transportation Network Company.
“Brokerage” means the business of a Broker and shall be deemed to include the premises where
the business is carried on;
“Cab” means a motor vehicle that is available for or providing a Conveyance Service, but does
not include a Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or an Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire;
“Cab Driver” means a person who holds a Cab Driver Licence;
“Cab Owner” means a person who holds a Class A Cab Owner Licence and corresponding
Owner Plate or a Class B Cab Owner Licence and corresponding Owner Plate;
“Cab Meter” means an independent self-contained measuring device approved by the Licence
Manager and used in a Cab or Accessible Cab to calculate, amongst other things, the rate payable
for a Trip;
“Cab Priority List” means the list of Applicants for Cab Owner Licences maintained by the
Licence Manager in accordance with this By-law;
“Cab Stand” means the area set aside and designated by the City to be used by a Cab or an
Accessible Cab while it is waiting for or picking up goods or Passengers;
“City” means The Corporation of the City of London;
“City Clerk” means the City Clerk of The Corporation of the City of London or a person
delegated by them for the purpose of this By-law.
“City Plated Vehicle” means a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or
Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire that has an Owner Plate;
“Class A Accessible Cab Owner” means a person who holds a Class A Cab Owner Licence and
corresponding Owner Plate;
“Class A Cab Owner Licence” means a Cab Owner Licence issued in the first instance on or
before October 31, 2004 with a corresponding Owner Plate numbered 100-999 inclusive;
“Class B Accessible Cab Owner” means a person who holds a Class B Cab Owner Licence and
corresponding Owner Plate;
“Class B Accessible Cab Owner Licence” means an Accessible Cab Owner Licence issued in
the first instance after October 31, 2008 or an Accessible Cab Owner Licence issued to a person
from the Accessible Cab Priority List with the corresponding Owner Plate numbered 1000 or
greater;
“Class B Cab Owner” means a person who holds a Class B Cab Owner Licence and
corresponding Owner Plate;
“Class B Cab Owner Licence” means a Cab Owner Licence issued in the first instance after
October 31, 2004 or a Cab Owner Licence issued from the Cab Owner Priority List with the
corresponding Owner Plate numbered 1000 or greater;
“Conveyance Service” means conveying one or more persons in exchange for a fee or other
consideration;
“Council” means the Municipal Council of The Corporation of the City of London;
“Dispatch” means the sending of a Vehicle for Hire to a location for the purpose of offering or
providing transportation to a Passenger, and includes but is not limited to:
(i)
receiving telephone or radio calls from prospective Passengers and directing a
person operating a Vehicle for Hire to attend at the Passenger’s requested
location;
(ii)
offering or operating any part of a mobile application or other electronic service
that receives requests for transportation services from prospective Passengers
and connects such requests to a person operating a Vehicle for Hire; or
f iii)
any other action that results in a Passenger and Vehicle for Hire being in the same
place at the same time for the purpose of providing the Passenger with Vehicle for
Hire services, regardless of whether the Vehicle for Hire services are actually
provided to the Passenger.
“Driver” means the individual who has care and control of a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine,
Private Vehicle for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle;
“Enforcement Officer” means a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Council
or a police officer with the London Police Services;
“Fare” means the amount charged to a Passenger for transportation provided in a Vehicle for
H ire;
“Fleet” means one or more City Plated Vehicles being Dispatched by a Broker;
“General Broker” means a Broker that Dispatches Cabs, Accessible Cabs or Limousines;
“Hearings Officer” means a Hearings Officer appointed under the City’s Hearings Officer By
law A.-6653-121 as amended;
“Lease” means any contract, agreement, understanding or other arrangement whereby an
Owner permits another person to manage, operate, control, have custody of, or otherwise employ
their Cab, but does not include permitting a Driver to drive a Cab for one regular shift when the
Cab is returned to the Owner at the end of the shift;
“Licence” means a licence issued under this By-law;
“Licensed” means licensed under this By-law;
“Licence Manager” means the Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer of the City and includes
their delegates;
“Licensee” means any person licensed under this By-law;
“Limousine” means Limousine (Executive), Limousine (Stretch), or Limousine (Classic);
“Limousine Driver” means a person who holds a Limousine Driver Licence;
“Limousine (Classic)” means a motor vehicle for which an historic permit has been issued under
the Highway Traffic Act that is available for or providing a Conveyance Service, but does not
include a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine (Executive), Limousine (Stretch), Private Vehicle for
Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire;
“Limousine (Executive)” means a luxury motor vehicle of a wheelbase size smaller than a
stretch limousine manufactured to carry up to seven (7) passengers, excluding the driver, and
approved by the Licence Manager;
“Limousine (Stretch)” means a luxury-class motor vehicle manufactured or modified with an
extended wheel-base with a seating capacity for not mote than 10 individuals that is available for
or providing a Conveyance Service, but does not include a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine
(Executive), Limousine (Classic), Private Vehicle for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire;
“Limousine Owner” means a person who holds a Limousine (Executive), Limousine (Stretch)
or Limousine (Classic) Owner Licence and corresponding Owner Plate;
“Limousine Stand” means the area set aside and designated by the City to be used by a
Limousine while it is waiting for or picking up goods or Passengers;
“Low Emission Vehicle” means a motor vehicle that is a hybrid vehicle or a vehicle powered
by electricity;
“Municipality” means the land within the geographic limit of the City of London;
“Operate” means to drive a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or
Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire while it is available for or providing a Conveyance Service and
operating shall have the corresponding meaning;
“Order” means a request for a motor vehicle to provide a Conveyance Service;
“Owner” means the person who holds a Cab Owner Licence, Accessible Cab Owner Licence, a
Limousine Owner Licence, Private Vehicle for Hire Owner Licence or Accessible Private Vehicle
for Hire Licence Owner Licence;
“Owner Plate” means vehicle licence identification issued to the Owner under this By-law
corresponding to their Owner Licence;
“Passenger” means any individual, not including the Driver, seated in a Cab, Accessible Cab,
Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire and includes a person
engaging or attempting to engage a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire or
Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire to provide a Conveyance Service;
“Plated” means to have the Owner Plate affixed to the Vehicle for Hire for which it was issued;
“Police Record Check” means a criminal information report that is a result of a search of the
local police records where the applicant resides and the national databases maintained by the
Canadian Police Information Centre; or alternatively, a third party police record check with a
grading of Pass, Fail or Concern.
“Private Vehicle for Hire” means a motor vehicle that is available for or providing a conveyance
service but does not include a Cab, Accessible Cab or Limousine;
“Private Vehicle for Hire Owner” means a person who holds a Private Vehicle for Hire Owner
Licence and corresponding Owner Plate.
“Private Vehicle for Hire Driver” means a person who holds a Private Vehicle for Hire Driver
Licence;
“Safety Standards Certificate” means a safety standards certificate issued under the Highway
Traffic Act;
“Transportation Network Company” means a person that Dispatches only by offering or
operating any part of a mobile application or other electronic service that receives requests for
transportation services from prospective passengers and connects such requests to a person
operating a Vehicle for Hire;
“Transportation Network Company Broker” means a Broker that Dispatches Private
Vehicles for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicles for Hire;
“Trip” means each journey in a Vehicle for Hire commencing when a passenger enters the
vehicle, continuing for the period that the vehicle is occupied, and ending when all passengers
exit the vehicle;
“Vehicle for Hire” means a motor vehicle that is conveying or available for conveying one or
more persons in exchange for a fee or other consideration and includes without limitation a Cab,
Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private Vehicle for Hire and Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire;
“Vehicle for Hire Driver” means a person who holds a Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private
Vehicle for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Driver Licence.
PART 2
2.1
PROHIBITIONS
No person shall:
(a) own or Operate a Vehicle for Hire without being licensed under this By-law;
(b) Dispatch a Vehicle for Hire without being licensed under this By-law;
(c) own or Operate a Vehicle for Hire without a valid Owner Plate affixed to the Vehicle
for Hire;
(d) Operate a Vehicle for Hire while their licence issued under this By-law is under
suspension;
fe) act as a Broker while their licence issued under this By-law is under suspension;
(f) advertise the use of a Vehicle for Hire without an Owner or a Broker licence issued
under this By-law; or
(g) publish or cause to be published any representation that they are licensed under this
By-law or hold themselves out as being licensed under this By-law if they are not.
PART 3
3.1
APPLICATION OF BY-LAW EXEMPTIONS
This By-law shall not apply to:
(a) a motor vehicle with a seating capacity of 11 or more individuals, including the driver;
(b) an ambulance or funeral hearse;
(c) a school bus as defined under the Highway Traffic Act that is licensed under the Public
Vehicles Act while it conveys students to and from school as defined under the
Highway Traffic Act;
(d) a bus operated under the Public Vehicles Act by the London Transit Commission;
(e) the London Community Transportation Brokerage;
(f) any person the London Transit Commission or the London Community Transportation
Brokerage enters into an agreement with for the conveyance of senior citizens or
Persons with Disabilities;
(g) a motor vehicle used by not for profit organizations registered in the province of Ontario
for the purposes of transporting senior citizens or Persons with Disabilities; designated
driver services for which a designated driver drives the customer in the customer’s
vehicle to at least one destination; or
(h) courtesy vehicles in association with motor vehicle repair shops where a customer is
driven to a predetermined destination.
PART 4
4.1
ADMINISTRATION OF BY-LAW
The administration of this By-law is assigned to the Licence Manager who shall generally
perform all of the administrative functions conferred upon them by this By-law and without
limitation may:
(a) receive and process all applications for all licences and renewals of licences under
this By-law;
(b) issue licences in accordance with the provisions of this By-law;
(c) impose terms and conditions on licences in accordance with this By-law; and
(d) refuse to issue or renew a licence or revoke or suspend a licence in accordance with
this By-law.
PART 5
5.1
APPLICATION FOR LICENCES AND RENEWALS
Every application for a licence and renewal licence shall be made to the Licence Manager
on the forms provided by the Licence Manager. Without limitation, every application for a
licence or a renewal shall include the following information:
(a) the name, date of birth, municipal address, telephone number and email address of
each Applicant;
(b) if the Applicant is a partnership, the name, address and telephone number of each
partner;
(c) if the Applicant is a corporation, the address of its head office, the name, address and
telephone number of each director and officer;
(d) a sworn statement by the Applicant certifying the accuracy, truthfulness and
completeness of the application;
(e) if the Applicant is a partnership, a sworn statement by each partner certifying the
accuracy, truthfulness and completeness of the application; and,
(f) if the Applicant is a corporation, a sworn statement by an officer of the corporation duly
authorized for that purpose certifying the accuracy, truthfulness and completeness of
the application.
5.2
Every person applying for a licence or a renewal of a licence shall provide in full at the
time the application is submitted all of the information requested on the application form
as well as:
(a) payment of the prescribed fee as set out in Schedule “5” of this By-law;
(b) if the Applicant or Licensee is a corporation, a copy of the incorporating
documentation, a copy of the last initial notice or notice of change which has been filed
with the provincial or federal government and a Certificate of Status issued by the
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services dated no later than thirty (30) days
prior to the date of the application;
(c) if the Applicant or Licensee is a partnership, details of each partner’s interest in the
partnership; and,
(d) any other documentation or information as may be required in any other part of this
By-law, including any Schedule to this By-law, or by the Licence Manager.
5.3
The Licence Manager may require affidavits in support of an application for or a renewal
of a licence.
5.4
Every application may be subject to investigations by and comments or recommendations
from the municipal, provincial or federal departments or agencies as the Licence Manager
deems necessary including but not limited to:
(a) the London Police Services;
(b) the Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer of the City;
(c) the Ministry of Transportation.
PART 6
6.1
ISSUANCE OF LICENCES
Every licence shall be electronic or in the form and manner as provided by the Licence
Manager and shall, without limitation, include on its face:
(a) the licence number;
(b) the name of each Licensee; and
(c) the date the licence was issued and the date it expires.
6.2
Every licence that is issued for the first time, and every renewal thereof, is subject to the
following conditions of obtaining, continuing to hold and renewing a licence all of which
shall be performed and observed by the Applicant or the Licensee:
(a) the Applicant or Licensee shall pay the prescribed fee as set out in Schedule “5” of this
By-law;
(b)the Applicant or Licensee shall pay all fees and fines owed by the Applicant or Licensee
to the City; and
(c) the Applicant or Licensee shall meet all of the requirements of this By-law.
6.3
A licence issued under this By-law shall be valid only for the period of time for which it was
issued. A licence issued under this By-law may be renewed provided the Applicant meets
all of the requirements of this By-law. An application for a renewal shall be delivered to
the Licence Manager on or before the expiry date of the licence being renewed.
6.4
A Vehicle for Hire Driver Licence may be issued for a term of 3, 6, 9, 12 or 24 months with
the term commencing on the day it is issued and ending on the day set out on the face of
the Licence.
6.5
All Cab Owner, Accessible Cab Owner and Limousine Owner Licences and Broker
Licences shall expire on October 31st each year.
6.6
A Private Vehicle for Hire or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Owner Licence may be
issued for a term of 3, 6, 9, 12 or 24 months with the term commencing on the day it is
issued and ending on the day set out on the face of the Licence.
6.7
The issuance of a licence or renewal thereof under this By-law is not intended and shall
not be construed as permission or consent by the City for the Licensee to contravene or
fail to observe or comply with any law of Canada, Ontario or any By-law of the City.
6.8
Every Licence, at all times, is owned by and is the property of the City and is valid only in
respect of the person named therein.
6.9
No person shall sell, purchase, lease, mortgage, charge, assign, pledge, transfer, seize,
distrain or otherwise deal with a Licence, including any right title or interest therein, issued
under this By-law except in accordance with Parts 10, 11 and 12 of this By-law.
6.10
All Fees and inspection fees paid under this By-law are non-refundable.
6.11
A limitation is imposed on the issuance of Cab Owner Licences as set out in Part 8 of this
By-law.
6.12
The following classes of Licences may be issued under this By-law in accordance with the
provisions of this By-law and the corresponding Schedules and every Applicant and
Licensee shall comply with all of the provisions of this By-law and the corresponding
Schedules:
a) Drivers
I)
—
Schedule “1”
Vehicle for Hire Driver
ii) Accessible Vehicle for Hire Driver
b) Owners
i)
—
Schedule “2”
Class A Cab Owner
ii) Class B Cab Owner
iii) Class A Accessible Owner
iv) Class B Accessible Owner
v) Limousine Owner
vi) Private Vehicle for Hire Owner
vii) Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Owner
c) Brokers
i)
—
Schedule “3”
General Broker
ii) Transportation Network Company Broker
PARTY
7.1
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE OF INFORMATION
When a Licensee changes their name, address, affiliated Broker, employer or any other
information relating to their Licence, the Licensee shall notify the Licence Manager within
5 days after such change and if necessary, as determined by the Licence Manager, the
Licence shall be returned immediately to the Licence Manager for amendment.
7.2
When the Licensee is a corporation and there is any change in the following information
given on the application namely: the names and addresses of officers or directors, the
location of the corporate head office, change of ownership of shares, the Licensee shall
report the change to the Licence Manager within 5 days of the change and if necessary
as determined by the Licence Manager, the Licence shall be returned immediately to the
Licence Manager for amendment.
PART 8
8.1
NUMBER OF CAB AND ACCESSIBLE CAB OWNER LICENCES
A limitation is imposed on the issuance of Cab Owner Licences at whichever number is
greater:
(a) the number of licences issued under By-law No. L.-129-51 immediately before its
repeal; or,
(b) a ratio of one Licence for each 7,100 residents of the City, the total number of residents
of the City to be determined annually from the latest revised population figures
available from Statistics Canada.
8.2
A limitation is imposed on the number of Accessible Cab Owner Licences at the ratio of
one Licence for every 18 Cab Owner Licences.
8.3
Nothing in this By-law shall be construed as preventing an Owner from converting a Cab
Owner Licence to an Accessible Cab Owner Licence. An Accessible Cab Owner Licence
shall not be converted to a Cab Owner Licence.
8.4
To regulate the distribution of available Cab Owner Licences and Accessible Cab Owner
Licences, the Licence Manager shall issue new Cab Owner Licences and Accessible Cab
Owner Licences only at such times as the formula referred to in subsection 8.1(a) and (b)
of this By-law warrants the issuance of new Cab Owner Licences and Accessible Cab
Owner Licences. If warranted, the new Licences shall be issued upon review of the
population figures being available from Statistics Canada and in the order from the Cab
Priority List or the Accessible Cab Priority List.
PART 9
9.1
CAB PRIORITY LIST AND ACCESSIBLE CAB PRIORITY LIST
The Licence Manager shall establish and maintain a Cab Priority List and an Accessible
Cab Priority List to be used in determining the priority for issuing new Cab Owner Licences
and Accessible Cab Owner Licences, using the following criteria:
(a) applicants that are on the Cab Priority List or the Accessible Cab Priority List on or
before February 28th, 2017 shall have their name placed on the Cab Priority List or
Accessible Cab Priority List and maintain their order;
(b) on or after March 1 2017, a person may have their name added to the Cab Priority
List or Accessible Cab Priority List by providing to the Licence Manager a completed
application in a form as prescribed by the Licence Manager together with the
prescribed fee as set out in Schedule “5”;
,
(c) in order to remain on the Cab Priority List or the Accessible Cab Priority List, a person
must submit an application as prescribed by the Licence Manager together with the
applicable fee on or before November 1st each year. Where no such application is
received, the person’s name will be removed from the Cab Priority List or Accessible
Cab Priority List
(d) where a person’s name has been placed on a Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab
Priority List, it is their responsibility to provide the Licence Manager with any change
to their contact information.
(e) no person shall hold more than one position on the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab
Priority List at any one time;
(f) once a person receives a Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence by
means of the Cab Priority List, Accessible Cab Priority List or by a transfer, the Licence
Manager shall remove that person’s name from the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab
Priority List.
9.2
When a Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence becomes available for
issuance, the Licence Manager shall send a letter to the person whose name is at the top
of the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab Priority List by first class prepaid mail requesting
that they, or each partner if the Applicant is a partnership, attend at the office of the Licence
Manager within 45 days of the date of the letter to;
(a) submit an Application for such Licence; and
(b) pay the required fee.
9.3
Every newly Licensed Cab Owner or Accessible Cab Owner shall place their Cab or
Accessible Cab in operation within 45 days from the date the Cab Owner Licence or
Accessible Cab Owner Licence is granted, failing which the Cab Owner Licence or
Accessible Cab Owner Licence shall be returned to the Licence Manager who may
proceed to issue the Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence to another
eligible Applicant on the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab Priority List.
9.4
When a Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence is issued or denied to a
person on the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab Priority List, that person’s name shall
be removed from the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab Priority List by the Licence
Manager and all other names below shall be moved forward one position.
9.5
No person, by virtue of the submission of an Application for a Cab Owner Licence or
Accessible Cab Owner Licence or by virtue of the placing of their name on the Cab Priority
List or Accessible Cab Priority List, shall obtain a vested right to a Cab Owner Licence or
Accessible Cab Owner Licence, or to remain on the Cab Priority List or Accessible Cab
Priority List.
9.6
The City may at any time amend or repeal this By-law and any successor By-laws and
place further or additional requirements or restrictions on persons on the Cab Priority List
or Accessible Priority List or purge or eliminate the Cab Priority List or Accessible Priority
List.
9.7
The Cab Priority List or Accessible Priority List shall not oblige the City to issue a Licence
to any person on it, regardless of their position on the list. The Cab Priority List and
Accessible Cab Priority List shall not give any person a vested interest in a Cab Owner
Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence and its use shall be solely for establishing the
order of priority of persons seeking a Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner
Licence
9.8
The Licence Manager shall remove the name of an individual from the Cab Priority List
immediately upon learning of their death.
9.9
The Cab Priority List shall be available for inspection by the public during normal business
hours at the office of the Licence Manager.
PART 10
LEASING OF CABS
10.1
No Person shall enter into or be party to any Lease or otherwise convey rights over a Cab
Licence or Accessible Cab Licence or Owner Plate or give or receive any consideration
or remuneration therefore.
10.2
Notwithstanding subsection 10.1 of this By-law, a Cab Owner holding a Class A Cab
Owner Licence may lease their Cab provided that;
(a) the lessee is Licensed as a Vehicle for Hire Driver, Owner or Broker;
(b) under the terms of the Lease, the Cab Owner provides a Cab that is Plated and
otherwise meets all of the requirements of this By-law;
(c) under the terms of the Lease, the Cab Owner is responsible for the maintenance of
and insurance on the Cab;
(d) the Lease is for one Cab and expires upon the sale, replacement or other disposition
of the Cab;
fe) the Cab Owner or a partner, if the Applicant is a partnership, or an officer or director,
if the Applicant is a corporation, signs a statutory declaration stating that the Owner
Plate will not be transferred during the term of the Lease;
(f) the Lease is in writing and signed by the parties thereto;
(g) a copy of the Lease is filed with the Licence Manager; and
(h) all fees required under this By-law are paid.
10.3
The written Lease may be in any form agreed to by the parties thereto, provided that it
includes:
(a) the date of its signing;
(b) the names and business addresses of the parties thereto;
(c) its effective date;
(d) its termination date;
(e) a full description of the Cab which is the subject of the Lease, including the vehicle
identification number, the make, the model year, the licence plate number and the
number of the Owner Licence and Owner Plate;
(f) the parties’ rights to early termination of the Lease; and
(g) the signatures of the parties and witnesses thereto.
10.4
No person shall sub-lease or purport to sub-lease a Cab that is the subject of a Lease.
10.5
No Owner shall, by a term in a Lease or otherwise, permit any lessee or other person to
lease or sub-lease or purport to lease or sub-lease a Cab that is the subject of a Lease.
10.6
No person shall be a party to a Lease or purported Lease of a Cab to which the Owner is
not the lessor.
10.7
Every Cab Owner shall notify the Licence Manager in writing of the expiration or other
sooner termination of any Lease to which they are a party within 10 days of the expiration
of the termination of the said Lease.
10.8
No Cab Owner shall enter into or be a party to more than one Lease at any one time with
respect to any one Cab.
PART 11
11.1
TRANSFER OF CAB AND ACCESSIBLE CAB OWNER LICENCES
Class A Cab Owner and Class A Accessible Cab Owner Licences are transferable,
provided that:
(a) the transferee is a Licensed Vehicle for Hire Driver;
(b) the transferee, or a partner, if the transferee is a partnership, or an officer or director,
if the transferee is a corporation, signs a statutory declaration as set out by the Licence
Manager;
(c) the transferor or a partner, if the transferor is a partnership, or an officer or director, if
the transferor is a corporation, has completed a written application for such a transfer;
(d) the transferee meets all of the requirements of a Cab Owner or Accessible Cab Owner
under this By-law, including submitting the Cab or Accessible Cab to which the Owner
Plate will be affixed for inspection; and
(e) all fees required under this By-law are paid.
11.2
Class B Cab Owner Licences and Class B Accessible Cab Owner Licences the
corresponding Owner Plates numbered 1000 or greater shall not be transferred.
PART 12
12.1
TRANSFER OF CAB OWNER AND ACCESSIBLE CAB OWNER LICENCES
BY ESTATE
Within 30 days following the death of an individual holding a Class A Cab Owner or Class
A Accessible Cab Owner Licence, the executor or administrator of the individual’s estate
shall file with the Licence Manager:
(a) proof of death of the individual; and
(b) proof of the executor’s or administrator’s capacity.
12.2
Class B Cab Owner Licences and Class B Accessible Cab Owner Licences shall not be
transferable and shall be returned to the Licence Manager within 30 days following the
death of an individual holding such Licence.
12.3
On the death of an individual holding one or more Class A Cab Owner or Class A
Accessible Cab Owner Licences:
(a) the executor or administrator of the individual’s estate may continue to hold any Class
A Cab Owner or Class A Accessible Cab Owner Licences for up to one year following
the date of death, subject to all of the requirements of this By-law;
(b) during the year following the date of death, the executor or administrator of the
individual’s estate may transfer the Class A Cab Owner or Class A Accessible Cab
Owner Licence to anyone currently Licensed as a Vehicle for Hire Driver;
(c) after the year following the date of death, the executor or administrator of the
individual’s estate may continue to hold one Class A Cab Owner or Class A Accessible
Cab Owner Licence, if they meet all of the requirements for holding such Owner
Licence under this By-law; and
(d) after one year following the date of death, all Class A Cab or Class A Accessible Cab
Owner Licences that have not been transferred in accordance with subsections
12.3(b) or 12.3(c) of this By-law shall be revoked and returned to the Licence Manager
by the executor or administrator of the individual’s estate immediately.
12.4
Notwithstanding subsection 12.3(d) of this By-law, if the executor or administrator of the
individual’s estate has not transferred all Class A Cab or Class A Accessible Cab Owner
Owner Licences in accordance with subsections 12.3 (b) or 12.3 (c), they may request a
hearing before a Hearings Officer to consider an extension of up to 2 years before
revocation. A request for a hearing shall be made by filing with the City Clerk a notice of
appeal in writing and the appeal fee as set out in this By-law prior to the expiration of the
1 year period in subsection 12.3 (d) of this By-law. The notice of appeal must comply with
the requirements as set out in Schedule “1” of the City’s Hearings Officer By-law A.-6653121, as amended.
PART 13
POWERS OF LICENCE MANAGER
13.1
The power and authority to refuse to issue or renew a licence, to cancel, revoke or
suspend a licence, to impose terms and conditions, including special conditions, on a
licence, otto exempt any person from all or part of this By-law are delegated to the Licence
Manager.
13.2
The Licence Manager shall issue a licence or renew a licence where the requirements or
conditions of this By-law have been met.
13.3
The Licence Manager may refuse to issue, refuse to renew or revoke or suspend a
licence or impose a term or condition on a licence on the following grounds:
(a) the conduct of the Applicant or Licensee, or any partner, officer, director, employee or
agent of the Applicant or Licensee, affords reasonable cause to believe that the
Applicant or Licensee will not carry on their business in accordance with the law or
with honesty or integrity;
(b) an Applicant or Licensee is carrying on activities that are in contravention of this By
law;
(c) there are reasonable grounds to believe that an application or other documents
provided to the Licence Manager by or on behalf of the Applicant or a Licensee
contains a false statement;
(d) any information contained in the original application form or any other information
provided to the Licence Manager, has ceased to be accurate and the Licensee has
not provided up-to-date accurate information to the Licence Manager to allow the
Licence Manager to conclude that the Licence should continue;
(e) an Applicant or Licensee does not meet, at any time, one or more of the requirements
of this By-law or any conditions imposed on a Licence;
(f) the Applicant or Licensee is not in compliance with any federal, provincial law or City
By-law, including this By-law;
(g) the Applicant or Licensee or any partner, officer or director has been convicted of an
offence, for which a pardon has not been granted, pursuant to any one or more of
Parts V (Sexual Offences), VIII (Offences Against the Person and Reputation) or IX
(Offences Against Property) of the Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1985 c. C-46, as
amended or any other criminal convictions in the preceding five (5) years;
(h) the Applicant or Licensee or any partner, officer or director has been convicted of an
indictable offence under any Statue of Canada, including but not limited to the Criminal
Code of Canada, the Narcotic Control Act, the Food and Drug Act, and the Controlled
Drug and Substances Act during the preceding five (5) years;
(i) the Applicant or Licensee has been convicted of any other criminal offence for which,
in the opinion of the Licence Manager, it would not be in the interest of public safety
to issue a licence;
(j) the Applicant or Licensee is currently under a prohibition order issued in any court
within Canada that prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle;
(k) the Applicant or Licensee does not have a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence or
equivalent or their driver’s licence is under suspension; or
(I) the Applicant or Licensee has accumulated 9 or more demerit points within a three
year period.
13.4
Notwithstanding any other provision of this By-law, the Licence Manager may impose
terms and conditions on any licence at issuance, renewal or any time during the term of
the licence, including special conditions, as are necessary in the opinion of the Licence
Manager to give effect to this By-law.
13.5
Where the Licence Manager is of the opinion that:
(a) an application for a licence or renewal of a licence should be refused;
(b) a reinstatement should not be made;
(c) a licence should be revoked;
(d) a licence should be suspended; or,
(e) a term or condition of a licence should be imposed
the Licence Manager shall make that decision.
13.6
Where the Licence Manager has made a decision under section 13.5 of this By-law the
Licence Manager’s written notice of that decision shall be given to the Applicant or the
Licensee by regular mail to the last known address of that person and shall be deemed to
have been given on the 3rd day after it is mailed. Service on a corporation can be effected
by regular mail to the address of the corporation’s registered head office.
13.7
Thó written notice to be given under section 13.6 of this By-law shall:
(a) set out the grounds for the decision;
(b) give reasonable particulars of the grounds;
(c) be signed by the Licence Manager; and,
(d) state that the Applicant or Licensee is entitled to a hearing by the Hearings Officer if
the Applicant or Licensee files with the City Clerk a notice of appeal in writing and the
appeal fee as set out in this By-law within ten (10) business days after the notice in
section 13.6 of this By-law is given. The notice of appeal must comply with the
requirements as set out in Schedule 1 of the City’s Hearings Officer By-law A-6653121 as amended.
13.8
Where no appeal is filed within the required time period, the decision of the Licence
Manager shall be final.
13.9
Despite section 13.7 of this By-law, where a Licence is voluntarily surrendered by the
Licensee for revocation, the Licence Manager may revoke the Licence without notice to
the Licensee.
13.10 In addition to any other power, duty or function prescribed by this By-law, the Licence
Manager may make regulations under this By-law including:
(a)
prescribing the form of any information required to be provided to the Licence
Manager under this By-law;
(b)
prescribing the format and content of any forms or other documents required under
this By-law;
(c)
prescribing standards for Vehicles for Hire including without limitation to:
(I)
(ii)
(d)
(e)
classes of vehicles that may be used as Limousines (Executive);
standards related to the condition of Vehicles for Hire;
(iii)
colours and or markings for Vehicles for Hire, including without
limitation to roof or top lights;
(iv)
standards related to advertising on the exterior or interior of
Vehicles for Hire;
(v)
standards for Cab Meters;
(vi)
standards for camera systems required under this By-law;
prescribing operational standards for Vehicles for Hire Drivers including without
limitation to:
(i)
standards for the display of Fares and Licences;
(ii)
customer service standards;
(iii)
driver training standards;
prescribing standards for the form and content of records required to be kept by
Brokers under Schedule 3 of this By-law.
13.17 The City Clerk shall maintain a record of all regulations prescribed by the Licence Manager
under this By-law. The record of all regulations shall be available for public inspection at
the office of the Licence Manager and the office of the City Clerk during normal business
hours.
PART 14
HEARINGS BEFORE THE HEARINGS OFFICER
14.1
The power and authority to conduct hearings of appeals under this By-law are hereby
delegated to the Hearings Officer.
74.2
The provisions of the City’s Hearings Officer By-law A-6653-121 as amended apply to all
hearings conducted by the Hearings Officer under this By-law.
14.3
The Hearings Officer may uphold or vary the decision of the Licence Manager or make
any decision that the Licence Manager was entitled to make in the first instance.
14.4
The decision of the Hearings Officer is final.
PART 15
15.1
INSPECTIONS
Every Owner or Driver shall submit or cause to be submitted their City Plated Vehicle for
inspection when required to do so by the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer to
a place designated by the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer:
(a)
forthwith if the vehicle is in the presence of the Licence Manager, an Enforcement
Officer or an Ontario Ministry of Transportation Inspector and the vehicle is in
Operation; or
(b)
within 24 hours of receipt of the request, at a time set by the Licence Manager or
an Enforcement Officer, if the vehicle is not in the presence of the Licence Manager,
an Enforcement Officer or an Ontario Ministry of Transportation Inspector.
15.2
Every Owner or Driver shall, upon the request of the Licence Manager or an Enforcement
Officer during an inspection, produce all relevant licences, permits, invoices, vouchers,
appointment books or like documents and the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer
may remove any of these documents for photocopying provided that the Owner or Driver
is given a receipt and the documents are returned to them within 48 hours.
15.3
Notification of an inspection or an order made under section 15 of this By-law shall be
served on an Owner:
(a)
personally;
(b)
by email to the last known address of the Owner, whether actually received or not;
(c)
personally on the Driver Operating the City Plated Vehicle;
(U)
by leaving a copy with an individual at a Brokerage associated with the Owner; or
(e)
by facsimile or email to the last known facsimile number or email address of a
Broker associated with the Owner.
15.4
An Enforcement Officer may require a Driver or an Owner to submit or cause to be
submitted their City Plated Vehicle for a random inspection, including an inspection by a
designated mechanic or a designated representative of the manufacturer of the Cab
Meter, at a time and place specified by the Enforcement Officer to ensure that the
provisions of this By-law are being complied with.
15.5
When the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer believes on reasonable grounds
that a City Plated Vehicle is being Operated such that it is a danger to the health or safety
of the public, or does not comply with any requirement of this By-law or any regulation as
prescribed by the Licence Manager either may:
(a)
remove the Owner Plate;
(b)
order the Driver to have the vehicle towed to a place of repair or other private
property at the Driver’s or the Owner’s expense;
(c)
order the Owner not to Operate or permit the Operation of the vehicle until the
danger is remedied, the vehicle has been inspected by the Licence Manager or an
Enforcement Officer and, in the case of a Cab or Accessible Cab, the Cab Meter
has been resealed; or
(d)
order the Owner to file with the Licence Manager a Safety Standards Certificate
after the date of the order.
15.6
An Owner whose Vehicle for Hire is deemed unsafe or dangerous due to mechanical
defects, may be required to attend before the Licence Manager to determine whether or
not their Licence should be suspended, revoked or have conditions imposed on it.
15.7
For the purpose of section 15.6, mechanical defect includes, but is not limited to,
mechanical defects directly or indirectly related to any part or parts of the vehicle involving
or affecting:
(a)
its brakes or braking system;
(b)
its steering system;
(c)
its suspension system;
(d)
its under body;
(e)
its exhaust system;
(f)
the condition of its tires;
(g)
its lighting;
(h)
its glass;
(i)
its seat belt operation;
(j)
its wheelchair restraints, if applicable;
(k)
its heating system; or
(I)
the condition of the vehicle’s body.
15.8
15.9
When the vehicle has been in an accident, the Owner shall:
(a)
immediately remove the vehicle from service; and
(b)
notify the Licence Manager of the collision; and
(c)
notify the Licence Manager of the details of the vehicle’s repairs.
Once the repairs to the vehicle have been effected, the Owner or Driver shall provide the
Enforcement Officer with a current Safety Standards Certificate and the Enforcement
Officer shall inspect the Vehicle for Hire.
15.10 When the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer believes on reasonable grounds
that a City Plated Vehicle does not comply with the requirements of this By-law, they may
order the Owner to bring it into compliance, and the order shall:
(a) state the Owner Plate number of the vehicle;
(b) give reasonable particulars of any repairs to be made;
(c) indicate the time for compliance with the order;
(d) give notice that if the order is not complied with the Owner Licence may be
suspended; and
(e) require that the Owner Plate be returned to the Licence Manager immediately.
PART 16
FARES
16.1
No person shall charge an amount for a Trip other than the Fare as set out in Schedule
16.2
Notwithstanding section 16.1 of this By-law, a Vehicle for Hire Driver and a Passenger or
other person may enter into an agreement for parcel handling at an agreed upon charge,
provided that the charge shall not apply to luggage accompanying a Passenger on a Trip
to or from a transportation terminal or for the storage or handling of mobility aids or mobility
assistive devices accompanying a Passenger on a Trip.
16.3
Notwithstanding section 16.1, a Cab Owner or Accessible Cab Owner or a Cab Driver or
an Accessible Cab Driver may charge an amount for a Trip other than as set out in
Schedule “4” of this By-law provided that:
f a)
the amount charged is for a Trip between fixed points;
(b) the amount charged is a fixed amount based on an agreement between the Broker
and a Passenger or group of passengers for a Conveyance Service.
PART 17
17.1
LICENCE AND OTHER FEES
The annual Licence fees and all other fees to be paid to the City under this By-law shall
be as listed in Schedule “5” of this By-law.
PART 18
PENALTY
18.1
Any person who contravenes any provision of this By-law, including any Schedule
attached hereto, is guilty of an offence.
18.2
A director or officer of a corporation who knowingly concurs in the contravention of any
provision of this By-law, including any Schedule attached hereto, is guilty of an offence.
18.3
A person convicted under this By-law is liable to a maximum fine of $25,000.00 upon a
first conviction and a maximum fine of $50,000.00 for any subsequent conviction.
18.4
Despite section 18.3 where the person convicted is a corporation, the corporation is liable
to a maximum fine of $50,000.00 upon a first conviction and a maximum fine of
$100,000.00 for any subsequent conviction.
18.5
If this By-law is contravened and a conviction entered, in addition to any other remedy and
to any penalty imposed by this By-law, the court in which the conviction has been entered
and any court of competent jurisdiction thereafter may make an order,
(a) prohibiting the continuation or repetition of the offence by the person convicted;
and,
(b) requiring the person convicted to correct the contravention in the manner and
within the period that the court considers appropriate.
PART 19
GENERAL
19.1
If any provision or part of this By-law is declared by any court or tribunal of competent
jurisdiction to be illegal or inoperative, in whole or in part, or inoperative in particular
circumstances, the balance of the By-law, or its application in other circumstances, shall
not be affected and shall continue to be in full force and effect.
19.2
If there is a conflict between a provision of this By-law and a provision of any other City
By-law, then the more restrictive provision shall apply.
19.3
Unless otherwise stated, the requirements of the Schedules to this By-law shall be in
addition to all other requirements of this By-law.
PART 20
MISCELLANEOUS
20.1
Any Licence that was issued under the provisions of By-law L.-129-51 and any
amendments thereto and that is valid on February 28, 2017 shall be deemed to have been
issued under this By-law and will be valid until such Licence is revoked or until it expires
as shown on the face of the Licence or if not shown on the face of the Licence, on October
31, 2017.
20.2
By-law L.-129-51 and any amendments thereto are hereby repealed.
20.3
This By-law may be referred to as the “Vehicle for Hire By-law”.
20.4
This By-law shall come into force and effect on April 4, 2017.
PASSED in Open Council on February 14, 2017
Matt
Mayor
Catharine Saunders
City Clerk
First Reading —February 14, 2017
Second Reading February 14, 2017
Third Reading February 14, 2017
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SCHEDULE I
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VEHICLE FOR HIRE DRIVERS
LICENCE APPLICATIONS, DRIVER’S DUTIES, DRIVER’S PROHIBITIONS
1.0
LICENCE APPLICATIONS
1.1
Every Applicant for a Vehicle for Hire Driver Licence or a renewal thereof, or alternatively,
a Broker acting on the behalf of the Applicant shall:
a) submit to the Licence Manager a complete application form for such Licence;
b) submit to the Licence Manager documentation showing proof of Canadian Citizenship,
Landed Immigrant Status, or a Work Permit to work as a driver issued by the
Government of Canada;
c) submit to the Licence Manager a valid Class G driver’s licence issued by the Province
of Ontario which is in good standing according to the records of the Ministry of
Transportation;
d) submit to the Licence Manager proof that they are at least 18 years of age;
e) submit to the Licence Manager a Police Record Check dated no later than 60 days
prior to the application for a Licence;
f)
submit to the Licence Manager a Ministry of Transportation driver’s abstract dated no
later than 60 days prior to the application for a Licence;
g) submit to the Licence Manager the name of the Licensed Broker with whom they are
affiliated.
Accessible Vehicle for Hire Driver
1.2
In addition to the requirements of Section 1.1 of this Schedule, every Applicant for an
Accessible Vehicle for Hire Driver Licence in the first instance shall satisfactorily complete
a sensitivity course approved by the Licence Manager pertaining to the transportation of
persons with disabilities.
2.0
DRIVER’S DUTIES
2.1
Every Vehicle for Hire Driver shall:
a) carry their driver’s licence issued under the Highway Traffic Act, and their Licence
while operating a Vehicle for Hire;
b) comply with all operational standards for Vehicles for Hire Drivers as prescribed by the
Licence Manager under this By-law;
c) report immediately to the Licence Manager if they are charged or convicted with any
offence under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Narcotic Control Act, the Food and
Drugs Act, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act or the Highway Traffic Act;
d) report immediately to the Licence Manager if their driver’s licence issued under the
Highway Traffic Act is cancelled, suspended or revoked or if their driver’s licence has
expired, and surrender immediately their Licence to the Licence Manager;
e) unless their Vehicle for Hire has been previously engaged, provide a Conveyance
Service to any person, irrespective of the requested destination, refusing only if the
Driver is concerned for their personal safety;
f)
make available the number of the Owner Plate and the name of the Fleet that the
Vehicle for Hire belongs to in an accessible format to Passengers who are persons
with disabilities.
Accessible Vehicle for Hire Driver
2.2
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 2.1 of this Schedule, every
Accessible Vehicle for Hire Driver shall:
a) ensure that all wheelchairs being transported within the Accessible Vehicle are securely
fastened so as to prevent them from moving when the Accessible Vehicle is in motion;
b) ensure that the Accessible Vehicle:
(I) is equipped with an extra tire, wheel and jack ready for use for that Accessible
Vehicle;
(ii) is equipped with wheelchair tie downs;
(iii) is in compliance with the Canadian Standards Association’s Standard D409-M84
and all other applicable federal and provincial legislation including without limitation
to 0. Reg 1990 629 under the Highway Traffic Act;
(iv) is equipped with a first aid kit;
(v) is equipped with a dry chemical fire extinguisher having an effective total rating of
at least 4-Bc and weighing 2.27 kilograms; and
(vi) is equipped with operable air-conditioning and heating;
c) give priority for Conveyance Services for persons with disabilities over persons without
disabilities.
Cab and Accessible Cab Drivers
2.3
3.0
3.1
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 2.1 of this Schedule, every Cab or
or Accessible Cab Driver shall, where a Passenger is paying a Fare as calculated by a
Cab Meter, engage the Cab Meter at the start of the Trip and keep it running throughout
the Trip; noting that the driver has discretion to disengage the Cab Meter during periods
of traffic disruption.
DRIVER’S PROHIBITIONS
No Vehicle for Hire Driver shall:
a) smoke inside a Vehicle for Hire;
b) operate a Vehicle for Hire whose owner is not licensed under this By-law;
c) Operate a Vehicle for Hire without the number of the Owner Plate and the name of the
Fleet it belongs to displayed on the rear bumper of the Vehicle for Hire in accordance
with subsection 2.6 (c) and 2.7 (i) of Schedule “2” of this By-law;
d) Operate a Vehicle for Hire when the Driver has been on duty for more than 14 hours
within a 24 hour period, without first taking 10 hours off duty. Within the 14 hour on
duty period, a maximum of 12 hours may be consecutive on duty time;
e) Operate a Vehicle for Hire that does not comply with the operational standards as set
out in the regulations as prescribed by the Licence Manager.
1)
Operate a Vehicle for Hire without insurance as requited under subsection 1 .2 (U) of
Schedule “2” of this By-law;
g) Operate a Cab or Accessible Cab when the Cab Meter has not been adjusted in
accordance with the fares in Schedule “4” of this By-law;
h) Operate a Cab without it being equipped with an operating camera system in
accordance with subsection 2.6 (d) of Schedule “2” to this By-law;
i)
Operate an Accessible Cab without it being equipped with an operating camera system
in accordance with subsection 2.7 (j) of Schedule “2” to this By-law;
j) Operate a Limousine without it being equipped with an operating camera system in
accordance with subsection 2.8 (a) of Schedule “2’ to this By-alw.
3.2
No Private Vehicle for Hire Driver or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Driver shall
provide a Conveyance Service without such service being arranged through a mobile
application or other electronic service that receives requests for transportation services
from passengers and connects such requests to a person operating a Vehicle for Hire.
3.3
No Private Vehicle for Hire Driver or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Driver shall accept
payment of a Fare other than through a mobile payment application or other electronic
service that receives requests for transportation services from passengers and connects
such requests to a person operating a Vehicle for Hire.
3.4
No Private Vehicle for Hire Driver or Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire Driver shall
provide a Conveyance Service without the request for such service being Dispatched by
a Licensed Transportation Network Company Broker.
SCHEDULE 2— VEHICLE FOR HIRE OWNERS
CLASS A CAB
CLASS B CAB
CLASS A ACCESSIBLE CAB
CLASS B ACCESSIBLE CAB
LIMOUSINE (EXECUTIVE, CLASSIC & STRETCH)
PRIVATE VEHICLE FOR HIRE
ACCESSIBLE PRIVATE VEHICLE FOR HIRE
LICENCE APPLICATIONS, VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS, OWNER DUTIES, OWNER
PROHIBITIONS
1.0
LICENCE APPLICATIONS
1.1
A person who is the owner of more than one Vehicle for Hire shall take out a separate
Licence and Owner Plate for each vehicle.
1.2
Every Applicant, or alternatively, a Broker acting on the behalf of the Applicant shall:
a) if the Applicant is an individual, attend at the office of the Licence Manager in person
and complete a written application for such Licence, or alternatively, submit an
application electronically;
b) if the Applicant is partnership, have a partner attend at the office of the Licence
Manager in person and complete a written application for such Licence, or
alternatively, submit an application electronically;
c) if the Applicant is a corporation, have an officer or director of the corporation having
signing authority attend at the office of the Licence Manager in person and complete
a written application for such Licence, or alternatively, submit an application
electronically;
d) file with the Licence Manager:
i. proof that the vehicle to be Plated has a current motor vehicle permit that is in
good standing issued under the Highway Traffic Act and is either registered in
their name or leased by them;
ii. proof of insurance in respect of the vehicle to be Plated indemnifying and
protecting the Owner and the public, including Passengers, in the amount of
$2,000,000.00, which insurance shall be satisfactory to the Licence Manager
who shall be notified in writing at least 60 days prior to the date of its
cancellation or expiry;
iii. a Safety Standards Certificate issued within the previous 60 days with respect
to the vehicle to be Plated; and
e) submit for inspection and approval by the Licence Manager the vehicle that is to be
Plated that meets all of the requirements of this Schedule and all standards for
Vehicles for Hire prescribed by the Licence Manager under this By-law, if requested
by the Licence Manager.
Class A Cab Owner, Class B Cab Owner and Accessible Cab Owner
1.3
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 1.1 of this Schedule, everyApplicant
for a Cab Owner Licence or Accessible Cab Owner Licence or any renewal thereof, shall
file with the Licence Manager a certificate of accuracy with respect to the Cab Meter
installed in the vehicle to be Plated, dated not later than 30 days prior to the application
for a Licence, by a qualified and authorized representative of the manufacturer of the Cab
Meter on its letterhead stating that the Cab Meter is properly sealed and registers
accurately.
2.0
VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS
2.1
Every Owner shall ensure that their Vehicle for Hire:
a) has a seating capacity of not more than 10 individuals;
b) meets all standards for Vehicles for Hire prescribed by the Licence Manager under
this By-law.
2.2
For the purpose of this By-law the age of any motor vehicle shall be determined by
counting the model year as year zero.
2.3
No motor vehicle mote than 8 (eight) years old may be Plated as a Vehicle for Hire under
this By-law.
2.4
No Low Emission Vehicle more than nine (9) years old may be plated as a Vehicle for Hire
under this By-law. No motor vehicle more than nine (9) years old may be plated as an
Accessible Vehicle for Hire under this By-law.
2.5
Sections 2.2 and 2.3 do not apply to a Limousine (Classic).
Class A Cab Owner, Class B Cab Owners
2.6
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 2.1 of this Schedule, every Cab
Owner shall ensure that their Cab has:
a) the Owner Plate issued for the Cab securely affixed to its right rear trunk;
b) a fully-operational Cab Meter for registering distance travelled, waiting time, and
computing Fares;
c) has displayed on the rear bumper of the Vehicle for Hire the number of the Owner
Plate issued for the Vehicle for Hire and the name of the Fleet it belongs to in text that
is high colour-contrasted with its background in order to assist with visual recognition,
has the appearance of solid characters and is consistently shaped, coloured and
positioned with other vehicles in the Fleet;
d) a fully-operational security camera system:
i) that has been approved by the Licence Manager;
ii) that is capable of recording images of persons in the Cab at all hours of the
day or night;
iii) that is capable of recording forward facing images of the road as seen by the
driver;
iv) with access to the information recorded by the camera system limited to an
Enforcement Officer to access the information for law enforcement purposes
only, noting that the forward facing images may be downloaded by a Licensed
Broker only for the purposes of accident investigations.
Accessible Cab Owners
2.7
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 2.1 of this Schedule, every
Accessible Cab Owner shall ensure that their Accessible Cab:
a) has the Owner Plate issued for the Accessible Cab securely affixed to its right rear trunk;
b) has a fully-operational Cab Meter for registering distance travelled, waiting time, and
computing Fares;
c) is equipped with an extra tire, wheel and jack ready for use for that Accessible Cab;
d) is equipped with wheelchair tie downs;
e) is equipped with a first aid kit;
f)
is equipped with a dry chemical fire extinguisher having an effective total rating of at least
4-B c and weighing 2.27 kilograms;
g) is equipped with operable air-conditioning and heating;
h) is in compliance with the Canadian Standards Association’s Standard D409-M84 and all
other federal and provincial legislation including without limitation to 0. Reg 1990 629
under the Highway Traffic Act; and
1)
has displayed on the tear bumper of the Vehicle for Hire the number of the Owner Plate
issued for the Vehicle for Hire and the name of the Fleet it belongs to in text that is high
colour-contrasted with its background in order to assist with visual recognition, has the
appearance of solid characters and is consistently shaped, coloured and positioned with
other vehicles in the Fleet:
j) a fully-operational security camera system:
i) that has been approved by the Licence Manager;
ii) that is capable of recording images of persons in the Accessible Cab at all hours of
the day or night;
Hi) that is capable of recording forward facing images of the road as seen by the driver;
iv) with access to the information recorded by the camera system limited to an
Enforcement Officer to access the information for law enforcement purposes only,
noting that forward facing images may be downloaded by a Licensed Broker only for
the purposes of accident investigations.
Limousine Owners
2.8
In addition to all the requirements set out in section 2.1 of this Schedule, every Limousine
Owner shall ensure that their Limousine has:
a) a fully-operational security camera system:
i) that has been approved by the Licence Manager;
ii) that is capable of recording images of persons in the Limousine at all hours of the
day or night;
iii) that is capable of recording forward facing images of the road as seen by the driver;
iv) with access to the information recorded by the camera system limited to an
Enforcement Officer to access the information for law enforcement purposes only,
noting that forward facing images may be downloaded by a Licensed Broker only for
the purposes of accident investigations; and
b) the Owner Plate issued for the Limousine securely affixed to its right rear trunk.
OWNER’S DUTIES
3.1
Every Owner shall:
a) keep at all times in their Vehicle for Hire, the original or a photocopy of the original of
each of the following documents:
i)
the current Vehicle for Hire Owner Licence;
ii) a current Ministry of Transportation passenger motor vehicle permit issued for
their Vehicle for Hire;
iii) valid certificate of insurance for the Vehicle for Hire obtained in accordance
with the requirements of this By-law.
b) repair all of their Vehicle for Hire’s mechanical defects immediately when reported by
a Driver, the Licence Manager or an Enforcement Officer;
c) submit their Vehicle for Hire for a safety inspection annually by a motor vehicle
inspection mechanic at a motor vehicle inspection station as defined by the Highway
Traffic Act and at other times as requested to do so by the Licence Manager or an
Enforcement Officer;
d) maintain insurance on their Vehicle for Hire as required under subsection 1.2(d) of this
Schedule;
e) file with the Licence Manager at least 5 days prior to the expiry date of any current
insurance policy an insurance renewal policy or certificate of insurance;
f)
ensure that their Vehicle for Hire complies with all regulations as prescribed by the
Licence Manager under this By-law; and
g) ensure that every Driver or lessee or every other person involved in the operation of
the Vehicle for Hire complies with all of the requirements of this By-law.
Cab and Accessible Cab Owners
3.2
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 3.1 of this Schedule, every Cab
Owner and Accessible Cab Owner shall:
a) submit the Cab Meterfor testing, inspection and sealing by such person as the Licence
Manager directs at any time; and
b) submit on or before October 31st of each year a certificate of accuracy satisfactory to
the Licence Manager for any Cab Meter for testing, inspection and sealing.
Class B Cab Owners
3.3
In addition to all of the requirements set out in section 3.1 of this Schedule, every Class B
Cab Owner shall:
a) Operate their Cab on a full-time basis for a minimum of 35 hours a week for 40 weeks
for the period of November ito October 31st; and
b) if the Owner is a partnership, each partner shall drive their Cab on a full-time basis for
a minimum of 35 hours a week for 40 weeks for the period of November 1 to October
31st.
3.4
Notwithstanding section 3.3 of this Schedule, the Licence Manager may exempt a Class
B Cab Owner from the minimum hours of operation required if, on account of illness, injury
or other medical disability, they have been unable to meet the requirements of that
subsection, if they file with the Licence Manager a statutory declaration so stating, together
with supporting documentation including a medical certificate from a physician certified to
practice in Ontario and such other evidence as the Licence Manager may require and the
statutory declaration shall also state that they did meet the requirements of section 3.3 of
this Schedule before the onset of their medical disability.
OWNER’S PROHIBITIONS
4.1
No Owner shall:
a) Operate or permit their Vehicle for Hire to be Operated without an Owner Plate;
b) permit any person to Operate their Vehicle for Hire without that person being Licensed
as a Vehicle for Hire Driver under this By-law;
c) permit their Owner Plate to be used with respect to any other vehicle other than the
vehicle for which the Owner Plate was issued;
d) require or permit a Driver to Operate the Owner’s Vehicle for Hire when the Driver has
been on duty for more than 14 hours within a 24 hour period without first taking 10
hours off duty. Within the 14 hour on duty period, a maximum of 12 hours may be
consecutive on duty time;
e) Operate or permit their Vehicle for Hire to be Operated with mechanical defects;
f)
Operate or permit their Vehicle for Hire to be Operated in affiliation with a Broker who
is not licensed under this By-law;
g) Operate or permit their Vehicle for Hire to be Operated without insurance as required
under subsection 1 .2(d) of this Schedule;
h) Operate or permit their Vehicle for Hire to be Operated when it is not in compliance
with any regulation as prescribed by the Licence Manager under this By-law;
i)
Operate or permit a Vehicle for Hire that does not comply with the operational
standards as set out in the regulations as prescribed by the Licence Manager.
Cab and Accessible Cab Owners
4.2
No Cab Owner or Accessible Cab Owner shall:
a) fail to maintain their Cab or Accessible Cab in operation for a period of at least 120
successive days;
b) permit a person to Operate their Cab or Accessible Cab when the Cab Meter is out of
order or defective in any way.
SCHEDULE 3- BROKERS
GENERAL BROKER
TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY BROKER
LICENCE APPLICATIONS, BROKER’S DUTIES, BROKER’S PROHIBITIONS
1.0 LICENCE APPLICATIONS AND RENEWALS
1.1
Every Applicant for a Broker Licence shall:
a) if the Applicant is an individual, complete a written application for such Licence;
b) if the Applicant is a partnership, have a partner complete a written application for such
Licence;
c) if the Applicant is a corporation, have an officer or director of the corporation having
signing authority complete a written application for such Licence; and
d) file with Licence Manager proof that the Applicant has a system for receiving Orders
and Dispatching Vehicles for Hire.
2.0 BROKER’S DUTIES
Every Broker shall:
2.1
a) keep a record of all Vehicles for Hire associated with the Broker including: the make, model
and VIN for each vehicle, the Owner’s name and contact information, and a copy of the
Owner’s Licence;
b) ensure that every Driver or Owner in association with the Broker complies with all
provisions of this By-law, including being Licensed;
c) maintain an accurate record for at least 6 months, of all Orders for each Vehicle for Hire
including the following information:
(i)
the Owner Licence number;
(ii)
the Driver’s name and Driver Licence number;
(iii)
the date and time of Dispatch;
(iv)
the address to which the vehicle is Dispatched;
(v)
the time of arrival at pick up for all Trips;
f vi)
the time of arrival at the destination for all Trips;
(vii)
the fare charged for all Trips; and
(viii) geographic routing of all Trips taken for a period of at least 30 days;
d) comply with all regulations for the form and content of records as prescribed by the Licence
Manager under this By-law;
e) carry on the Brokerage 24 hours a day, 7 days of the week for each week during the term
of the Broker Licence;
f)
upon request, inform a passenger of the anticipated length of time for a vehicle to arrive
at the pick-up location;
g) notify the Licence Manager within 72 hours of any addition to or deletion of a Vehicle for
Hire from the Fleet;
h) when Dispatching Accessible Cabs or Accessible Private Vehicles for Hire:
(i) give priority for Conveyance Services for persons with disabilities over persons
without disabilities; and
(ii) record the number of Trips each Accessible Cab or Accessible Private Vehicle for
Hire has made for persons with disabilities and persons without disabilities;
2.2
i)
ensure that each Vehicle for Hire that it Dispatches is equipped to accept credit card and
debit card payments; and
j)
ensure that each Vehicle for Hire that it Dispatches is equipped with a fully functioning
global positioning system that is approved by the Licence Manager.
In addition to all the requirements in section 2.1 of this By-law, every Transportation
Network Company shall remit to the City the per trip fee referenced in Schedule “5” on a
monthly basis, such remittance shall be made to the City by the 15th of the month following
the month to which the remittance relates, and upon request shall provide the Licence
Manager with record establishing the basis of the calculation of the said per trip charges.
3.0
BROKER’S PROHIBITIONS
3.1
No Licensed Broker shall:
a) Dispatch any Driver who is not Licensed;
b) Dispatch any person who is operating a Vehicle for Hire whose owner is not Licensed;
c) charge or receive payment for a Trip through a mobile payment application or other
electronic service that receives requests for transportation services from Passengers
and connects such requests to a person operating a Vehicle for Hire without:
(I) communicating to the Passenger clearly and transparently prior to the start of
the Trip the full amount to be charged to the Passenger; and
(ii) receiving from the Passenger acceptance of the full amount to be charged for
the Trip prior to the start of the Trip;
d) charge or receive payment for a Trip through a mobile payment application or other
electronic service that receives requests for transportation services from Passengers
and connects such requests to a person operating a Vehicle for Hire for an amount
other than as communicated to and accepted by the Passenger prior to the start of the
Trip;
e) Dispatch a Vehicle for Hire that does not comply with the operational standards as set
out in the regulations as prescribed by the Licence Manager.
3.2
No Licensed Transportation Network Company Broker shall Dispatch a Cab, Accessible
Cab or Limousine.
SCHEDULE 4—FARES
1.0
FARES
1.1
All Fates as set out in this Schedule “4” ate inclusive of H.S.T.
1.2
An additional fee may be charged where payment of the Fare is made by debit
card or credit card.
2.0
ANNUAL RATE ADJUSTMENT
2.1
Commencing on October 1, 2017 and every year thereafter on October 1st, the rates set
out in sections 3.2(a) and 4.1 in this shall be adjusted by an amount equal to the Ontario
CPI for the month of June calculated as follows:
base tate = rate + (rate x CPI%)
new rate = base rate rounded up to the highest $0.10
Provided that in each year the rate to be multiplied by the CPI in the above noted formula
shall be the base rate from the previous year before it is rounded up to the highest $0.10.
The following examples are provided for the purpose of clarity:
Example 1:
Year 1: rate = $3.50 and CPI = 3% $3.50 + ($3.50 x 3%) $3.61 (base rate) base rate
rounded up to the highest $0.10 = $3.70 (new rate) new rate = $3.70
Year 2: CPI = 2% $3.61 + ($3.61 x 2%)
highest $0.10 $ 3.70 new rate= $3.70
=
$3.68 (base rate) base rate rounded up to the
Example 2:
Year 1: rate = $3.50 and CPI = 1% $3.50 + ($3.50 x 1%) = $ 3.54 (base rate) base rate
rounded up to the highest $0.10 = $3.60 new rate = $3.60
Year 2: CPI = 2% $3.54 + ($3.54 x 2%) = $3.61 (base rate) base rate rounded up to the
highest $0.10 $3.70 new rate $3.70 1.2
2.2
The Licence Manager shall calculate any changes to the rates as provided in subsection
2.1.
2.3
A record of such rates shall be maintained by the City Clerk and such record shall be
available for public inspection at the office of the Licence Manager and the office of the
City Clerk during normal business hours.
3.0
CAB AND ACCESSIBLE CAB FARES
3.1
The permitted fares for Cabs and Accessible Cabs operating within the Municipality shall
be as set out in this Part.
Option I
3.2
3.3
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Meter Fare
(a)
$3.50 for up to the first 57 metres or for up to the first 11 seconds while
travelling 17 kilometres per hour or less, or a combination thereof;
(b)
$0.25 for each additional 130 metres or part thereof;
(c)
$0.25 each additional 26 seconds of time while the Cab or Accessible Cab is on a
Trip, travelling at a speed of 17 kilometres per hour or less.
A 10% discount on the tariff will be given, on a 24-hour per day basis, to students and
senior citizens. The discount is calculated on the highest full dollar registered on the Cab
Meter.
3.4
The Fare shall be calculated from the time of pickup of the first Passenger to the time of
the discharge of the last Passenger.
Option 2 APP Fare
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3.5
Where payment for a Trip is charged or received through a mobile payment application
or other electronic service that receives requests for transportation services from
Passengers and connects such requests to a person operating a Cab or Accessible Cab
the permitted fare shall not be less than $3.50 per Trip.
4.0
LIMOUSINE FARES
4.1
The permitted fares for Limousines operating within the Municipality shall be as set out in
this Part.
Option I
4.2
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Zone Fare Structure
The permitted fares for Limousines (Executive) operating within the Municipality shall be
calculated as travelled zones by the most expeditious route.
Zones
General Rate
I
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
$10.25
$10.25
$13.00
$16.00
$19.25
$23.00
$25.75
$29.50
$32.75
$36.00
$39.25
$42.50
$46.25
$48.75
Option 2
4.3
—
SeniorlStudent
Rate
$9.50
$9.50
$11.75
$14.75
$17.75
$21.00
$23.25
$26.75
$29.75
$32.75
$35.50
$38.50
$42.00
$44.25
Hourly Fare
The permitted fares for Limousine (Executive) operating within the Municipality shall be
as follows:
a) a minimum fare of $43.00 for the first hour or part thereof, and thereafter,
b) a minimum fare of $43.00 per hour.
Option 3— APP Fare
4.4
Where payment for a Trip is charged or received through a mobile payment application
or other electronic service that receives requests for transportation services from
Passengers and connects such requests to a person operating a Limousine (Executive)
the permitted fare shall not be less than $10.25 general rate or $9.50 senior/student rate
per Trip.
LIMOUSINE (STRETCH) AND LIMOUSINE (CLASSIC) FARES
4.5
The permitted fares for Limousine (Stretch) and Limousine (Classic) operating within the
Municipality shall be as follows:
a) a minimum fare of $70.00 for the first hour of part thereof, and thereafter,
b) a minimum fare of $70.00 per hour.
5.0
PRIVATE VEHICLES FOR HIRE AND ACCESSIBLE PRIVATE VEHICLES
APP FARE
5.1
The permitted fares for Private Vehicles for Hire and Accessible Private Vehicles for Hire
operating within the Municipality shall be as set out in this Part.
5.2
Payment for a Trip may only be charged and received through a mobile payment
application or other electronic service that receives requests for transportation services
from Passengers and connects such requests to a person operating a Private Vehicle for
Hire or an Accessible Private Vehicle for Hire.
5.3
The permitted Fare for a Private Vehicle for Hire or an Accessible Vehicle for Hire shall
not be less than $3.50 per Trip.
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SCHEDULE 5- FEES
5.1
Licence fees identified in this By-law are non-refundable.
5.2
Each fee listed below shall be charged by the City in each particular instance.
CATEGORY
Driver Licence
FEE PLUS APPLICABLE TAXES
$15 per quarter*
Cab, Accessible Cab, Limousine, Private
Vehicle for Hire, Accessible Private Vehicle
for Hire
-
Owner Licence
$750 per year
Class A & Class B Cab, Limousine, Class A
& Class B Accessible Cab
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Owner Licence
$0
Private Vehicle for Hire, Accessible Private
Vehicle for Hire
-
General Broker Licence
$400 per year
Transportation Network Company
1-100 vehicles
$5 000 pIus $0.llc per Trip
101-500 vehicles
$10 000 pIus $0.llc per Trip
501-1000 vehicles
1000 plus vehicles
$15 000 pIus $0.llc per Trip
$50 000 pIus $0.1 Ic per Trip
Replacement of Owner Plate or Driver
Licence Replacement
$35
Vehicle-Broker Affiliation Change
$210
Owner Licence Transfer
(includes Estate Transfer)
$750
Vehicle Substitution/Replacement
$210
Cab or Accessible Cab Priority List
$25 one-time fee
Request for Appeal of Decision of Licence
Manager
$300
Application Administration Fee of $25 for second and subsequent short-term licences (less
than 24 months) for Vehicle for Hire Driver Licences.
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