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1013.1.    Certificate and medallion required.
1013.2.    Attachment of a medallion.
1013.3.    Removal of a medallion.
1013.4.    Medallion renewal.

§ 1013.1. Certificate and medallion required.

 A vehicle may not provide citywide taxicab service unless a current and valid certificate is issued by the Authority to the owner of the vehicle and the medallion assigned to that certificate is attached to the vehicle.

§ 1013.2. Attachment of a medallion.

 Only the Enforcement Department may attach a medallion to a vehicle. Prior to attaching the medallion, the Authority will inspect the vehicle, as provided in §  1017.2 (relating to preservice inspection).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  1011.2 (relating to definitions); 52 Pa. Code §  1013.3 (relating to removal of a medallion); 52 Pa. Code §  1017.38 (relating to change of vehicle); and 52 Pa. Code §  1027.14 (relating to attachment of medallion).

§ 1013.3. Removal of a medallion.

 (a)  A medallion may only be removed from a vehicle by the Authority, upon advance written approval from the Authority, or by a certificate holder only upon the granting of voluntary suspension of the medallion taxicab certificate or individual medallion as provided in §  1011.14 (relating to voluntary suspension of certificate).

 (b)  Upon removal from a vehicle, the medallion will be held by the Authority for safe keeping until attachment of the medallion is scheduled with the Authority as provided in §  1013.2 (relating to attachment of a medallion). If removed by the medallion owner, the medallion shall be delivered to the Authority within 2 business days after removal.


   The provisions of this §  1013.3 temporarily amended under 53 Pa.C.S. §  57B02.


   The provisions of this §  1013.3 temporarily amended May 5, 2017, effective February 25, 2017, expire upon promulgation of final-form regulations or on November 5, 2018, whichever is later, as set forth in 53 Pa.C.S. §  57B02(b), 47 Pa.B. 2558. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (372883).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  1011.14 (relating to voluntary suspension of certificate); 52 Pa. Code §  1017.38 (relating to change of vehicle); 52 Pa. Code §  1017.82 (relating to use of stand-by vehicles); and 52 Pa. Code §  1017.83 (relating to procedure to place a stand-by vehicle into service).

§ 1013.4. Medallion renewal.

 (a)  A medallion must clearly display the calendar year or years in which it is valid.

 (b)  The Authority will schedule each medallion taxicab then in compliance with the act, this part and all orders of the Authority to have its expiring medallion removed and a new medallion attached before December 31 of the year preceding the earliest year displayed on the new medallion.

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