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LIC-8.27 - Safety Certificates


Administrative Rule Adopted by Revenue Bureau Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority



A.  Any mechanic that meets the conditions specified in 16.40.030.B is authorized to issue Safety Certificates pursuant to 16.40.190.G.


B.  For every vehicle being safety inspected the Bureau will provide an inspection form to be completed by a certified mechanic. Upon successful completion of the inspection, the Bureau will issue a Safety Certificate. The inspection form will be posted online and applicants may also personally request an inspection form at the Bureau, by mail or by facsimile.


C.  To ensure proper working condition, the lift mechanisms on wheelchair accessible vehicles must also be inspected separately from the inspection checklist required in subsection A. above. The lift inspection must be performed by any organization accepted by Tri-Met to perform ADA certification inspections.


D.  A successfully completed inspection by a certified mechanic that meets the requirements of this Code and the applicable administrative rules is considered valid for a period of six months from the date of the inspection and may be presented to the Bureau as evidence of compliance with PCC 16.40.190.


Reference: City Code Chapter 16.40 Private For-Hire Transportation Regulations.




Adopted by the Revenue Bureau Director October 21, 2009 as Administrative Rule No. PFH 16.40.190-02.

Renumbered by City Auditor and filed for inclusion in PPD October 21, 2009.

Table of Contents
LIC-8.17 - Selecting Industry Board Members
LIC-8.18 - Initial Board Terms
LIC-8.19 - Replacing Board Members
LIC-8.20 - Fuel Surcharges
LIC-8.21 - Driver Permits Criminal Checks
LIC-8.22 - Pedicab Driver Permits Programs and Skills Tests
LIC-8.23 - Driver Permits DMV Records and Criminal Checks
LIC-8.24 - Driver Permits Programs and Skills Tests
LIC-8.25 - Driver Permit Renewals
LIC-8.26 - Criteria for Exception to Vehicle Age Requirement
LIC-8.27 - Safety Certificates
LIC-8.28 - Market Saturation Factors
LIC-8.29 - Limit on Number of Executive Sedan Permits
LIC-8.30 - Decal Placement
LIC-8.31 - Vehicle Requirements
LIC-8.32 - Vehicle "No Smoking" Signage
LIC-8.33 - Prearranged Defined
LIC-8.34 - Maximum Shuttle Fare
LIC-8.35 - Minimum Livery Fare
LIC-8.36 - Safety Fund Grant Process
LIC-8.37 - Initial Terms of Permits, Decals and Taxiplates