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349.24

SUBCHAPTER III
LICENSING POWERS
349.24 Authority to license taxicab operators and taxicabs.

349.24(1)

(1) The council of any city and every village or town board may:

349.24(1)(a)

(a) Regulate and license chauffeurs and operators of taxicabs used for hire;

349.24(1)(b)

(b) Regulate and license the taxicab business by licensing each taxicab used for hire;

349.24(1)(c)

(c) Prohibit any person from operating any motor vehicle for taxicab purposes upon the highways of the city, village or town unless the person is licensed as a chauffeur and operator and unless the taxicab business is licensed by the licensing of each taxicab;

349.24(1)(d)

(d) Revoke any license mentioned in this section when in its judgment the public safety so requires.

349.24(2)

(2) Any person licensed by any city, village or town as a chauffeur and operator shall not be required to procure either a chauffeur's and operator's license or a taxicab license in any other municipality for the purpose of carrying taxicab passengers for hire from one municipality to another, but this exception does not permit the chauffeur or operator to operate a taxicab wholly within the limits of any municipality in which the chauffeur or operator is not licensed.

349.24(3)

(3) Any person licensed under this section is required to comply with the licensing requirements of ch. 343.

349.24 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 105; 1993 a. 246.

349.24 - ANNOT.

The restrictions in sub.(2) that prevent municipalities from requiring licenses from taxis and drivers with licenses from other municipalities do not pertain to the permits required under a Milwaukee County ordinance governing airport taxis as neither the county nor the airport is a municipality in the relevant sense. County of Milwaukee v. Williams, 2007 WI 69, 301 Wis. 2d 134, 732 N.W.2d 770, 05-2686.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 349 > 349.24

349.24

SUBCHAPTER III
LICENSING POWERS
349.24 Authority to license taxicab operators and taxicabs.

349.24(1)

(1) The council of any city and every village or town board may:

349.24(1)(a)

(a) Regulate and license chauffeurs and operators of taxicabs used for hire;

349.24(1)(b)

(b) Regulate and license the taxicab business by licensing each taxicab used for hire;

349.24(1)(c)

(c) Prohibit any person from operating any motor vehicle for taxicab purposes upon the highways of the city, village or town unless the person is licensed as a chauffeur and operator and unless the taxicab business is licensed by the licensing of each taxicab;

349.24(1)(d)

(d) Revoke any license mentioned in this section when in its judgment the public safety so requires.

349.24(2)

(2) Any person licensed by any city, village or town as a chauffeur and operator shall not be required to procure either a chauffeur's and operator's license or a taxicab license in any other municipality for the purpose of carrying taxicab passengers for hire from one municipality to another, but this exception does not permit the chauffeur or operator to operate a taxicab wholly within the limits of any municipality in which the chauffeur or operator is not licensed.

349.24(3)

(3) Any person licensed under this section is required to comply with the licensing requirements of ch. 343.

349.24 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 105; 1993 a. 246.

349.24 - ANNOT.

The restrictions in sub.(2) that prevent municipalities from requiring licenses from taxis and drivers with licenses from other municipalities do not pertain to the permits required under a Milwaukee County ordinance governing airport taxis as neither the county nor the airport is a municipality in the relevant sense. County of Milwaukee v. Williams, 2007 WI 69, 301 Wis. 2d 134, 732 N.W.2d 770, 05-2686.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 349 > 349.24

349.24

SUBCHAPTER III
LICENSING POWERS
349.24 Authority to license taxicab operators and taxicabs.

349.24(1)

(1) The council of any city and every village or town board may:

349.24(1)(a)

(a) Regulate and license chauffeurs and operators of taxicabs used for hire;

349.24(1)(b)

(b) Regulate and license the taxicab business by licensing each taxicab used for hire;

349.24(1)(c)

(c) Prohibit any person from operating any motor vehicle for taxicab purposes upon the highways of the city, village or town unless the person is licensed as a chauffeur and operator and unless the taxicab business is licensed by the licensing of each taxicab;

349.24(1)(d)

(d) Revoke any license mentioned in this section when in its judgment the public safety so requires.

349.24(2)

(2) Any person licensed by any city, village or town as a chauffeur and operator shall not be required to procure either a chauffeur's and operator's license or a taxicab license in any other municipality for the purpose of carrying taxicab passengers for hire from one municipality to another, but this exception does not permit the chauffeur or operator to operate a taxicab wholly within the limits of any municipality in which the chauffeur or operator is not licensed.

349.24(3)

(3) Any person licensed under this section is required to comply with the licensing requirements of ch. 343.

349.24 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 105; 1993 a. 246.

349.24 - ANNOT.

The restrictions in sub.(2) that prevent municipalities from requiring licenses from taxis and drivers with licenses from other municipalities do not pertain to the permits required under a Milwaukee County ordinance governing airport taxis as neither the county nor the airport is a municipality in the relevant sense. County of Milwaukee v. Williams, 2007 WI 69, 301 Wis. 2d 134, 732 N.W.2d 770, 05-2686.

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