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SECTION 181
Ordinances to regulate taxicabs and limousines
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 9
§ 181. Ordinances to regulate taxicabs and limousines. The municipal
officers and boards in the several cities, towns and villages of this
state now having the authority to enact ordinances, may adopt ordinances
regulating:

1. The registration and licensing of taxicabs and may limit the number
of taxicabs to be licensed and the county of Westchester may adopt
ordinances regulating the registration and licensing of taxicabs and
limousines and may limit the number to be licensed; the county of Nassau
may adopt ordinances regulating the registration of taxicabs and
limousines; and the county of Suffolk may adopt local laws or ordinances
regulating the registration of taxicabs, limousines, and livery
vehicles; the county of Rockland may adopt local laws or ordinances
regulating the registration and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and
livery vehicles and may limit the number to be licensed; and the county
of Dutchess may adopt local laws or ordinances regulating the
registration and licensing of taxicabs, limousines and livery vehicles;
and the county of Ulster may adopt local laws or ordinances regulating
the registration and licensing of taxicabs, limousines, and livery
vehicles.

2. Parking and passenger pick-up and discharge by taxicabs, limousines
and livery vehicles. Establishment of such local laws or ordinances and
regulations regulating parking and passenger pick-up and discharges may
be based upon recommendations from municipal planning officials or other
public entities and may address and take into consideration such
factors, including, but not limited to, geographic areas, vehicle type,
limiting the number of parked vehicles and activities undertaken while
parked, and periods of idling.