A permit is required to own and/or operate a motorized vehicle furnished with a driver and carrying passengers. Includes taxicab, limousine, pedicab and horse-drawn vehicles. A number of requirements must be met before the application and application fee can be processed by the City Clerk.
Due to COVID-19 the Mayor of Iowa City has issued the following order regarding temporary provisions in the City Code pertaining to Taxicab Business Licensing and Taxi Driver Authorization process. Please see the link below for the Mayoral Order.
Application and fee information
PEDICAB/Horse Drawn :
Administrative Rules (Taxi only)
*Department of Criminal Investigation background check may be applied for in the City Clerk's Office.
Contact: City Clerk's Office 319-356-5040