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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.
16.40.080 Pedicab Driver Permits Required − Application Process & Requirements.

A.  Permit Required.  No person may drive a pedicab without a valid, current pedicab driver’s permit issued under Chapter 16.40.

 

B.  Application Documents Required.  Applicants for a pedicab driver’s permit must submit to the Administrator the items listed below.  The failure to submit any of the items listed will result in a denial of the permit:

 

1.  a completed application on a form approved by the Administrator;

 

2.  a copy of the applicant’s current driver’s license or government issued photo identification (if the company has a Bureau-approved training class relating to traffic rules and regulations); and

 

3.  if necessary, any information that reasonably relates to the application or is a clarification of information provided to the Administrator.

 

C.  Photographs. Applicants will be photographed by the Bureau upon submittal of the driver permit application.  The photograph then becomes a part of the applicant’s submittal package.

 

D.  Fees Required.  Applicants must submit a nonrefundable application fee in the amount listed in the Fee Table in Section 16.40.590.

 

E.  Age and Criminal History. Applicants for a pedicab driver’s permit may not be issued a permit if any of the following conditions exist:

 

1.  The applicant has a felony of any kind in the 10 years preceding the submission of the application;

 

2.  The applicant has a felony involving physical harm or attempted physical harm to a person, regardless of when the conviction occurred;

 

3.  During the 5-year period preceding the submission of the application, the applicant has been convicted of any criminal offense involving:

 

a.  any misdemeanor involving theft, robbery, burglary, assault, sex crimes, drugs, prostitution, or weapons; or

 

b.  any traffic crime, including but not limited to: driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, attempt to elude a police officer, or leaving the scene of an injury accident;

 

4.  The applicant is less than 18 years old.

 

F.  Driver Safety and Customer Service Training Requirements.  Applicants must successfully complete the following training and classes within 6 months of issuance of the driver’s permit:

 

1.  A Bureau-approved driver safety program; and

 

2.  A Bureau-approved customer service training class.

 

G.  Driver Knowledge and Skills Testing Requirements.  Applicants must successfully complete each of the following tests as administered by the Bureau before a permit can be issued:

 

1.  Map-reading;

 

2.  Relevant City Code provisions and administrative rules; and

 

3.  Portland-area attractions.