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File #: 17-010-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2017 In control: Public Works and Utilities
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/27/2017
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 47 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW ARTICLE V RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES AND AMENDING SECTION 47-16 TO EXCLUDE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY VEHICLES FROM THE DEFINITION OF TAXICAB. [REPLACEMENT]
Sponsors: Noah Hobbs
Attachments: 1. 17-010-O Attachment, 2. 17-010-O - Original
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 47 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE BY ADDING A NEW ARTICLE V RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES AND AMENDING SECTION 47-16 TO EXCLUDE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY VEHICLES FROM THE DEFINITION OF TAXICAB. [REPLACEMENT]

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BY COUNCILOR HOBBS:
The city of Duluth does ordain:
Section 1. That Section 47-16 of Chapter 47 of the Duluth City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 47-16. Definitions.
For the purpose of this Article, the following words shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this Section:
Ambulance. A motor vehicle which is designed and intended to be used for providing transportation of a wounded, injured, sick, invalid or incapacitated human being, or an expectant mother.
Ambulance service. The transportation by ambulance for a wounded, injured, sick, invalid, or incapacitated human being, or an expectant mother, which is regularly offered or provided to the public by any person.
For hire. For hire means for remuneration, compensation or consideration of any kind promised, paid, or given to or received by a person for the transportation of persons.
Limousine service. The transportation of passengers for hire in a luxury passenger automobile that is not a van or station wagon and has a seating capacity of not more than 15 persons, excluding the driver, that is not provided on a regular route, that provides only prearranged pickup, and that charges more than a taxicab fare for a comparable trip.
Motor vehicle and street or highway. As defined in Section 33-1 of this Code.
Taxicab. Any motor vehicle having a seating capacity of no more than seven persons, including the driver, used for the purpose of transporting any passengers for hire over and upon any street or highway in the city, except any of the following:
(a) Any motor carrier of passengers which is operated under a permit from the department of transportation of the state or special transportation service provid...

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