Sec. 33-20. Procedure when territory annexed.
Any person operating a taxicab or shuttle business the principal place of which is located within territory annexed to the city pursuant to the general laws of the state shall be entitled to a certificate of public convenience and necessity upon application for same if the council determines that the following conditions exist:
(a) That the applicant has been continuously operating and maintaining the principal place of his taxicab or shuttle business within the annexed territory for a minimum of two years next preceding the effective date of annexation and that during such two-year period he has been duly licensed or otherwise authorized to conduct a taxicab or shuttle business by the state or local governmental entity formerly exercising political jurisdiction over the territory annexed.
(b) That the applicant is financially responsible.
(c) That the applicant is of good moral character.
(d) That the additional taxicab or shuttle service within the city will not result in greater hazard to the public nor create traffic congestion.
(e) That the additional taxicab or shuttle service will not to any substantial degree jeopardize the business operation of persons holding existing certificates of public convenience and necessity. (Ord. No. 660 (NCS), § 2; Ord. No. 1154 (NCS), § 1; Ord. No. 1160 (NCS), § 1; Ord. 1413 (NCS), § 2; Ord. No. 2244 (NCS), § 13.)