Taxi, Limo, Pedicab Permitting

All items listed below must be submitted to the City Secretary's Office in order to receive a New Braunfels operating permit. All fees are due when the application is submitted.

  1. Submit application packet to the City Secretary's Office by mail or in-person. Please be sure the following forms are included in your packet:
    • Completed Vehicle for Hire Permit Application Form
    • Schedule of rates
    • Owner's Resume
    • Description of proposed insignia and color scheme (Color copy, photo, or rendering) if applicable
    • List of Driver's and each driver's 3A Driving Record
    • Certificate of Occupancy for terminal 
    • Certificate of General Liability Insurance and Commerical Automobile Insurance
      • General Liability: Combined single limit of $500,000.00 per occurrence with an aggregate amount of $1,000,000.00 covering property damage, bodily injury, and personal injury, to secure payment of all lawful and proper claims arising out of the operations of the vehicle for hire service
      • Commercial Automobile: minimum amounts of $30,000.00 due to bodily injury or death to anyone person in any one accident, $60,000.00 due to such damages or two or more people per accident, and $25,000.00 because of property damage of others in any one accident; and personal injury coverage in the amount of $5,000.00 or the maximum amount available through state assigned risk pool.
  2. You will be emailed a link to schedule a vehicle inspection with the New Braunfels Fire Marshall's Office after submitting a completed application, including fees. If your vehicle does not pass the initial inspection you will have to schedule a re-inspection appointment and submit the $50.00 re-inspection fee.                                                                                                      

Linked below are the Taxicab/Limo application, Pedicab Application, and contact information. Please fill and submit an application by mail, in person, or by email. Every applicant shall pay upon submitting an application

*Effective May 1st, 2021 all credit/debit card transactions will incur a 2.75% processing fee. 

Learn more about the City Charter Code for Vehicles for Hire.