40.37. - Consumer Protection Fee Schedule.
Effective: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 -- Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Kosher Food License Fees. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or offer to sell any food, food products, beverages, or merchandise held out to be kosher unless said person shall have procured from the County an annual special regulatory license. Such regulatory license shall be procured from the County Clerk and shall be issued upon the payment of Two Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($200.00), which fee represents the reasonable cost of the special supervision, inspection, and regulation required. Any person violating the terms of this section shall be subject to the penalties provided.
Taximeter Rates. These rates shall be:
These rates shall be:
For the first 1/6 of a mile or any part thereof (Drop Rate) .....$2.50*
*the Drop Rate will automatically be adjusted based on a 90-day review of the per gallon unleaded regular gasoline prices, conducted by the Division using average per gallon unleaded regular gasoline fuel costs obtained from a recognized entity that tracks fuel costs, such as American Automobile Association or the Energy Information Administration, a statistical agency of the United States Department of Energy. The Division shall notify all registered taxicab dispatch operators of a rate increase or decrease based on its calculation of the average price of unleaded regular gasoline per gallon over the 90-day period, based on the chart below:
Average Per Gallon
$4.00 $1.00 $4.50 $1.50 $5.00 $2.00 $5.50 $2.50 $6.00 $3.00
For each additional 1/6 of a mile or any part thereof .....0.40
For each one (1) minute waiting time .....0.40
A Two ($2) Dollar origination fee shall be paid by passengers picked up at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The driver shall use the "extras" button on the taximeter to register the fee.
A Ten Dollar ($10.00) minimum fare shall be paid by passengers picked up at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades Seaport regardless of what the meter reading shows. If the meter shows a number greater than $10.00, then in that case, the greater number shown on the meter shall be paid.
Towing License Decal Fees. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners hereby determines, establishes, and fixes the following license fees:
Immobilization Licensee Fee, per year .....200.00
Title Loan License Fees. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners hereby determines, establishes, and fixes the following fees:
Application fee .....$50.00
License fee, per year, per location .....400.00
Late fee for renewal of license after expiration .....50.00
Fees for Taxicabs and Limousines. The following fees relating to taxicabs, limousines, and jitneys are hereby determined to be just and reasonable and are hereby adopted by the Board of County Commissioners:
Entry Fee for Taxi/Luxury Sedan Lottery .....$400.00
New Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity Fee (One Time Charge Per Certificate) .....1,000.00
Application to Transfer a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (Per Certificate) .....250.00
Reinstatement of Suspended Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (Per Certificate) .....100.00
Change of Name of Certificate Holder (Per Certificate) .....40.00
Application to Lease a Luxury Sedan Permit (Per Permit) .....250.00
Annual Taxi/Luxury Sedan Inspection and Permit Fee (Per Permit) .....200.00
Annual Luxury Limousine/Transport Van Inspection and Permit Fee (Per Permit) .....300.00
Annual Jitney License and Permit Fee (Per Permit) .....200.00
Annual Airport Decal Fee (Per Vehicle) .....50.00
Chauffeur's Registration Fee .....40.00
plus any fees charged by Florida Department of Law Enforcement now and as amended for criminal background check on the applicant, and for applicants that have resided in Florida for less than five (5) consecutive years immediately preceding the date of application, any fees that will be incurred to acquire any out of state criminal background checks and driving records.
Duplicate Chauffeur's Registration Fee .....15.00
Duplicate Inspection and Permit Fee .....30.00
Late Fee for Chauffeur's Registration Renewal after Expiration .....25.00
Late Fee for Permit Renewal Payment After Due Date at May 31 (Per Permit) .....50.00
Late Fee for Vehicles Passing Annual Inspection After June 30 (Per Vehicle) .....50.00*
Late Fee for Vehicles Passing Semi-Annual Vehicle Inspection After the Four (4) Week Inspection Period as Set Annually by the Division (Per Vehicle) .....50.00*
*Late fee will not apply if appropriate documentation as outlined herein is received by the Permitting, Licensing and Consumer Protection Division prior to the inspection deadline (June 30 or before the end of the four (4) week semi-annual inspection period), evidencing the following:
Vehicle intentionally removed from service:
Reconditioning—Need affidavit by permit holder or management company describing work to be done.
Replacement—Need copy of bill of sale on vehicle being replaced or purchase order for replacement vehicle.
Vehicles involved in accidents—Need copy of accident/police report.
Permit owner physically incapacitated—need medical certification.
Permit owner out of country—Need copies of airline tickets.
Port Everglades Business Permit Initial Application Processing Fee .....200.00
Annual Port Everglades Motor Carrier Business Permit Fee (Per Permit) .....250.00
Port Everglades Decal (Per Vehicle) .....15.00
Temporary Limousine Permit Fees .....100.00
Temporary Limousine Permit Sponsorship Fee .....100.00
License Fees for Motor Vehicle Repair Shops and Certification Fees for Technicians, Trainee Permit Fees, and Lube and Tire Specialist Fees. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners hereby determines, establishes, and fixes the following fees:
License fee, per year-per shop .....$275.00
Late fees for renewal of license after expiration .....25.00
Technician certification fee, per year .....50.00
Late fee for renewal of certificate after expiration .....10.00
Trainee permit fee, per year .....20.00
Late fee for renewal of permit after expiration. .....5.00
Lube and tire specialist permit fee, per year .....20.00
Late fee for renewal of permit after expiration. .....5.00
Replacement fee for any license or permit, each occurrence. .....10.00
The above fees are annual recurring license fees, technician certification fees, trainee permit fees, and lube and tire specialist fees. Payment of such fees to the County shall be a condition precedent to the approval and issuance of an initial or renewal license, technician certification, trainee permit, or lube and tire specialist permit.
License Fees for Motor Vehicle Body Repair and Paint Shops, Certification Fees for Technicians, and Trainee Permit Fees. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners hereby determines, establishes, and fixes the following fees:
License or Conditional License Fee, per year, per shop .....$325.00
Technician Certification Fee, per year .....50.00
Trainee Permit Fee, per year .....20.00
Late Fee for Renewal of License After Expiration .....25.00
Late Fee for Renewal of Technician Certificate After Expiration .....10.00
Late Fee for Renewal of Trainee Permit After Expiration .....5.00
The above fees are annual recurring license fees, technician certification fees, and trainee permit fees. Payment of such fees to the County shall be a condition precedent to the approval and issuance of an initial or renewal license, technician certification, or trainee permit. Thereafter, all annual fees of the period ending December 31 shall be paid by September 25 of each year. Late fees are due and owing beginning January 1 of each year.
Registration Fees for Movers. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners determines, establishes, and fixes the following fees:
Registration Fee .....$325.00
Renewal Fee .....325.00
Late Fee for Renewal of Registration after expiration .....25.00
Fee for Replacement of Lost, Destroyed, or Mutilated Registration .....25.00
Decal Fee, per vehicle .....50.00
The above fees are annual recurring registration and decal fees. Payment of such fees to the County shall be a condition precedent to the approval and issuance of an initial or renewal registration. Thereafter, payment of annual fees shall be made by October 1 of each year.
(Ord. No. 81-77, § 7, 8-11-81; AdmCd Oct87; 1991-0967, 10-1-91; 1994-1069, 10-10-94; 1997-0325, 4-1-97; 1997-0916, 8-26-97; 1998-1031, 10-12-98; 1999-0639, 4-27-99; 1999-0847, 6-22-99; 1999-0857, 7-6-99; 2000-0506, 4-11-00; 2001-378, 4-24-01; 2003-791, 10-14-03; 2004-604, 6-22-04; 2005-703, 9-13-05; 2006-018, 1-10-06; 2006-622, 9-12-06; 2006-916, 12-12-06; 2008-784, 10-28-08; 2009-353, 5-12-09; 2009-532, 8-25-09; 2009-906, 12-8-09; 2011-412, 6-28-11; 2011-696, 11-8-11)