POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.
16.40.050 Board Authority.

A.  The Board advises the Bureau on matters relating to the for-hire transportation industry operating within the jurisdiction of the City of Portland.


B.  In addition to its advisory role, the Board has the following specific authority and jurisdiction:


1.  Adopt or reject administrative rules proposed by the Director; 


2.  Impose, modify or remove fuel surcharges that are in addition to any fare amounts regulated under Chapter 16.40;


3.  Approve or deny applications by an LPT company to increase the number of decaled vehicles it may operate if the number has been capped by administrative rule pursuant to Section 16.40.200;


4.  Approve or deny applications by a taxi company to increase the number of permitted taxicabs it may operate pursuant to Section 16.40.210; and


5.  Recommend approval or denial of taxicab company applications pursuant to 16.40.160.