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.
Low speed shuttle zones are the zones the operator intends to operate their low speed shuttle vehicle. Zones are not exclusive.
Application for a pedicab permit.
A pedicab license is required to operate a permitted pedicab vehicle in the City of Houston.
A pedicab permit means a permit assigned to a specific permitted pedicab under a permitted pedicab company.
A scheduled ground transportation permit means a permit assigned to a specific permitted scheduled ground transportation vehicle.
A school vehicle license is required to operate a permitted school vehicle in the City of Houston
An amendment to the school vehicle operator application to change the authorized drivers of school vehicles.
Application for a school vehicle operator permit.
A school vehicle permit means a permit assigned to a specific school vehicle permitted and operated under a permitted school vehicle operator.
A charter/sightseeing permit assigned to a charter/sightseeing vehicle for a permitted charter/sightseeing company that will only be valid for 30 days from date of issuance. Permit