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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.
16.40.330 Identification of Taxicab Vehicles.

A.  Every taxicab must prominently display on both sides of the vehicle the following information:

 

1.  the full name of the taxicab company;

 

2.  the company-assigned taxi number;

 

3.  the telephone number of that company where service can be requested; and

 

4.  the word "taxi", "cab” or “taxicab”.

 

B.  Every taxicab must be painted in the colors of its company.  No two taxicab companies may have the same colors.

 

C.  Only vehicles with City-issued taxiplates may be equipped with a top light or taximeter, and only those vehicles may use the words “taxi”, “cab” or “taxicab” anywhere on the vehicle, unless the company’s legally registered name at the time this ordinance passes contains the word “cab”.