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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.
16.40.560 Criminal Penalties.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 185498, effective August 10, 2012.)

 

A.  It is unlawful to tamper with a taximeter or to conduct any fraudulent scheme with the intent to charge any person a fare greater than that allowed by Chapter 16.40.

 

B.  Any violation of Subsection 16.40.560 A. is punishable upon conviction by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than 6 months or both.

 

C.  In addition to the civil penalties listed in Section 16.40.540, any violation of Subsections 16.40.090 A., 16.40.130 A., 16.40.150 A., 16.40.190 A., or 16.40.190 B., is punishable, upon conviction, by imprisonment for not more than 6 months.

 

D.  Vehicles operated for-hire in violation of Subsections 16.40.090 A., 16.40.130 A., 16.40.150 A., 16.40.190 A., or 16.40.190 B. are subject to vehicle towing and impoundment.