April 21 L&S Committee votes to Grandfather Standard Plate

The following motion passed unanimously at the Licensing and Standard Committee meeting today and will now progress to Toronto City Council. You can read the meeting minutes here. 

"City Council amend Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 545, Licensing, Article VIII, Owners and Drivers of Taxicabs, to permit the issuance of Standard taxicab owners' licences to qualified purchasers upon the sale or transfer of Standard taxicabs, retroactive to July 1, 2014.

2.  The City Solicitor submit to City Council a bill containing all necessary by-law amendments to give effect to recommendation 1."

Vote (Amend Item)


Result: Carried Majority Required
Yes: 6 Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Cesar Palacio (Chair) 
No: 0  
Absent: 0