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Vehicle For Hire Information
Taxicabs Within the City of Jackson

The City of Jackson, Department of Planning and Development, Transit Services Division is responsible to license and regulate the following for-hire vehicles:

 

  • Taxicabs
  • Animals For Hire
  • Shuttles
  • Limousines
  • Buses

The Transit Services Division issues Certificates of Public Necessity and Convenience upon review by the Transportation Permit and Review Committee.  Committee members are listed below.  The committee meets on an as needed basis.

Name

Agency

Position

Christine F. Welch

City of Jackson, Planning & Development, Transit Services Division

Chair

Marilyn Guice

City of Jackson, Planning & Development, Transit Services Division

Committee Member

Will Dickson

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Committee Member

Robert West

Jackson Poilice Department, License & Permits Unit

Committee Member

Charles Banks

Jackson Poilice Department, License & Permits Unit

Committee Member

Tyra Dean

Deluxe Cab Company

Committee Member

Shirley Owens

Celebrity Limousine

Committee Member

Azande Williams

Office of the City Attorney

Committee Member  (Advisory)

The City of Jackson, Police Department, License and Permit Unit personnel determine owner eligibility; inspect; issue permits; monitor compliance with administrative and operational regulations; investigate passenger complaints and compliments.  The Transportation Permit and Review Committee reviews, approves or denies all taxicab operator permits.

For further information on private-hire vehicles regulated by City of Jackson, Department of Planning and Development, Transit Services Division click on a link below:

Jackson Mississippi Code of Ordinances  - Chapter 126 Vehicle For Hire

To apply to be a taxicab driver or for taxicab operator permits  contact the City of Jackson, Police Department License and Permit Unit at: (601) 960-1940 or (601) 960-1375 or visit their web page.

If you require additional information regarding taxicabs or wish to start a taxicab, please contact:

City of Jackson, Department of Planning & Development, Transit Services Division,
1785 Highway 80 West
Jackson, MS 39204
Telephone: 601-960-1887
Fax: 601-948-3840
Email:


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