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Vehicle Taxes

Vehicle Taxes:

This category falls under the vehicle for hire ordinance, (sec. 22-221) of the city code, and also includes jitney, intercity jitneys and limousines.
  • All vehicles for hire operated inside city limits must be licensed and insured.
  • Business office must be located within the corporate (industrial) city limits to be able to pick up and drop off within the city.
  • Fees due and payable at time of application:

License Fees:
  • Office - $86.81
  • Zoning sign off $10.00 done (internally) to make sure location is zoned for business
  • Fire Inspection $50.00 - you will be contacted to schedule an inspection of office
  • Code Enforcement $20.00 - you will contact an Officer to schedule an inspection of office
  • 1st vehicle $144.70 then each additional vehicle is $57.88
  • Decal - $28.67 each vehicle

The following guidelines must be met before a Business Tax will be issued:
  • State of Florida Motor Vehicle Registration for each vehicle for hire.
  • Proof of current insurance showing expiration date with the following limits: FSS 324.031 with minimum limits of $125,000/250,000/50,000 or $300,000 combined single limits.
  • State of Florida Driver’s License for each driver
  • Palm Beach County Department of Consumer Affairs Photo ID for each driver
  • West Palm Beach Police picture identification card for each driver

Hours of operation for fingerprinting/photo ID/background check are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00PM – 3:00PM.
  • Failure to pass inspections will result in license application being voided and NO refunds will be issued.