Taxicab License

It is unlawful to engage in the business of operating a taxicab or limousine in the city without first securing an owner's license or transferring an existing license. (Ordinance 5189, 2003) An application for an owner's license, or an application to transfer a license to a new owner, shall be made in writing to the Administrative Services Department and verified under oath and shall have a photo taken by the Finance Department at time of application. An application for a taxicab owner's license shall be accompanied by an application fee of $200. An application for a limousine owner's license shall be accompanied by an application fee of $100. Owner's license application fees shall not be prorated. An owner application does not function as a driver's permit application.

It is unlawful for owners of a taxicab or limousine business to allow any person to drive their taxicab(s) or limousine(s) in the city who does not have a valid and current driver's permit. It is unlawful for any person to transport citizens for money, as a taxicab or limousine, without first securing a valid and current driver's permit. An application for a driver's permit shall be made in writing to the Administrative Services Department and verified under oath, accompanied by an application fee of $50. Driver permit application fees shall not be prorated.

To complete an application you can either download and complete the applications linked here or you can come to the City of Grants Pass Finance Office located at
101 NW A St.
Suite 103
Grants Pass, OR 97526