City Clerk Licenses and Permits

Contact Information
Office of the City Clerk
101 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Phone: 319-286-5060   
Fax: 888-966-0171
Hours 
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Transportation Licenses

Taxicabs


Operators of taxicab businesses must submit a completed license application and a current list of drivers and vehicles to the City Clerk's Office. All taxicab business licenses expire June 30.

Fee: $200 for an annual license ($150 for taxicab businesses operating 24/7/365). $50 of the application fee is non-refundable if the taxicab business license is denied or if the application is withdrawn prior to issuance. 
A $25 late fee will apply to renewal applications received after April 30.

Application checklist

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Pedicabs


Operators of pedicab businesses must submit a completed license application and a certificate of liability insurance to the City Clerk's Office. Pedicab business licenses are valid for one year from the date of issuance.

Fee: $75 for an annual license

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Ambulances


Ambulance drivers and attendants
working within city limits must submit a completed license application and criminal history background check form to the City Clerk's Office. Applicants must have a Class D (chauffeur's) or commercial Iowa driver's license. Ambulance driver and attendant licenses are valid for two years from the date of issuance.

Fee: $25 for the license plus $15 for the Iowa criminal history background check

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Background check form 


Owners of ambulance vehicles
must submit a completed license application and a Certificate of Liability Insurance to the City Clerk's Office. Owners must also either provide an inspection report or have the vehicle inspected by the City's Fleet Division. All ambulance vehicle licenses expire June 30.

Fee: $50

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Operators of ambulance businesses
must submit a completed license application to the City Clerk's Office. All ambulance business licenses expire June 30.

Fee: No cost

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