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    Taxi Cabs

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    Hail a License for Your Taxi Service

    Pursuant to Chapter 134 of the City's Municipal Code, each taxi cabs and drivers operating within the City of Ankeny must meet approval and be licensed annually by the City Clerk's office.

    Licenses are non-transferrable and shall not be refunded if the vehicle is removed from the fleet within the license period.

    All approved licenses must be displaced within each taxi cab within full view of the passenger along with City-issued identification and driver photograph.

    Download the Application

    Taxi cab licenses are $50 per year for the first cab license and $10 per year for each additional cab licensed to the same licensee.

    Taxi cab driver's licenses are $25 for year driver.

    A non-refundable $20 application fee is required.

    File the License

    When finished, please return the completed application by mail or in-person to:

    City of Ankeny
    City Clerk's Office - City Hall
    410 W. 1st Street
    Ankeny, IA 50023 

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Monday - Friday


    Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (515) 965-6400.

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