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Monday, October 5, 2015

City offices will be closed Monday, Oct 5 due to the heavy rains. Monday's trash pickup is postponed until Wednesday.

Taxi, Wrecker, and Fingerprinting


  • Must have a valid I.D.
  • Available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • $15.00 for 2 cards/ $5.00 each additional card (FD-258 cards)

In order to obtain a Solicitors Permits you must have the following:

  • Valid I.D
  • Completed Application
  • Picture (will be taken by permit administer)
  • The Solicitors Permits is free of charge

In order to obtain a Taxi Permit / Limousine Permit / all vehicles for hire you must:

  • Pay the cost of the permit: $15.00
  • Pay the cost of fingerprints: $18.00 (this includes the cost for a federal background check)
  • Have a valid I.D.
  • Have a letter of introduction from a taxi company
  • Have a completed application
  • Have a picture (will be taken by the permit administer)
  • Have drug screen results (drug screening costs: $25.00 to $35.00) 
  • For reference purposes: City Ordinance for vehicle for hire: Chapter 4, Article V    

Towing Information

Drug Screening Companies

Mobile Medical Lab: 910-452-0093
Accu Diagnostic: 910-762-1223


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