The Vehicle for Hire Permitting and Enforcement section issues licenses and permits to operators and drivers of vehicles for hire, and performs field enforcement ensuring compliance by operators and drivers of vehicles for hire. The categories of vehicles for hire regulated by the section include taxicabs, limousines, private school vehicles, scheduled ground transportation, charter sightseeing vehicles, pedicabs, and low-speed shuttles.


Physical Address:
1002 Washington Ave., 1st floor
Houston, TX 77002

8 am to 4 pm

Jitney Permit

Jitney means a motorized passenger vehicle having a manufacturer's rated seating capacity of not less than nine and no more than 15 persons including the driver, that is operated