Taxi Driver Permit
To obtain a permit to drive a taxi cab in Pismo Beach, you must do the following:
1. A background and medical clearance must be performed on anyone wishing to obtain a taxi driver permit. To bypass the Pismo Beach background process, you may obtain a taxi permit through the San Luis Police Dept or Arroyo Grande Police Dept. These agencies also perform full background and medical checks before issuing a permit. Pismo Beach will “piggyback” on these checks and therefore will not need to conduct its own to issue you a permit.
2. Come to the Pismo Beach Police Dept between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Bring the following:
* Original, un-expired San Luis or Arroyo Grande taxi permit (if applicable)
* Original, un-expired California Driver’s License.
* Two (2) color passport size current photographs.
* Pay Current processing fee.
3. Complete the Pismo Beach Taxi Permit Application. Upon review of all material submitted, the Chief of Police will authorize/deny a taxi permit with the City of Pismo Beach. The permit is good for one year.

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