City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.34A
Section 10.34A.040

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division II. License Code

Chapter 10.34A For-Hire Transportation

Section 10.34A.040 For-Hire Transportation Activities Requiring License
  1. It is unlawful to act as a for-hire driver or a for-hire operator within the city of Spokane without first obtaining a license to do so as required by this chapter.
  1. Applications for licenses required by this chapter shall be made to the licensing officer with payment of the required fee as stated in SMC 08.02.0210.
  1. Upon receipt of such application and fee, the licensing officer shall, if such application be in proper form and there are no grounds for denial as provided in SMC 10.34A.070(C) (for operator licenses) and SMC 10.34A.080(C) (for driver’s licenses), issue a license authorizing the applicant to act as a for-hire driver or for-hire operator in the city of Spokane.
  1. Each for-hire operator licensed under this chapter shall annually certify to the licensing officer that each for-hire driver employed by or associated with the for-hire operator meets all certification and operating requirements of this chapter; provided, however, that where the for-hire driver is an independent contractor affiliated with a TNC or taxi operator, the TNC or taxi operator licensed under this chapter shall annually certify that it has notified all such affiliated independent contractors of the requirements set forth in this chapter.



Date Passed: Monday, December 10, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

ORD C35710 Section 1