Pedicab Program

Orange County Pedicab Program
(Non-Motorized Vehicle for Hire)
 
Orange County Ordinance No. 2017-17 will license, permit and regulate the Pedicab Industry within the I-Drive District boundaries and is effective on January 1, 2018. The Pedicab Ordinance created the pedicab owner decal and the pedicab driver’s permit.
 
WHAT IS A NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLE FOR HIRE PEDICAB OWNER DECAL?
A pedicab decal is obtained by the owner for each pedicab owned and authorizes the pedicab owner to operate in the I-Drive District. The pedicab decal is not transferable.
 
Pedicab Owner Decal Application Minimum Requirements:
  • Must complete the Pedicab Owner Decal Application: Click here for Application
  • Appointments are required to complete the application certification. Please call Elizabeth Belknap: 407-248-9590 or email: ebelknap@idrivedistrict.com to schedule your appointment.
  • Bring a printed copy of the completed application with you to your appointment
  • Decal application fee: (A separate decal is required for each pedicab vehicle)
    • Applying January – March: $125.00 each
    • Applying April – June: $93.75 each
    • Applying July – September: $62.50 each
    • Applying October – December: $31.25 each
  • Minimum insurance coverage: $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 in the aggregate
  • Proof of such insurance must be maintained within the non-motorized vehicle-for-hire at all times when operated within the District boundaries. (Digital copies are acceptable)
  • Business Tax Receipt from Orange County Tax Collector
  • Pedicab must meet requirements set forth in the Ordinance. See Ordinance for details.
  • Upon approval, pedicab decal must be affixed and displayed at all times on the pedicab on the left rear portion of the pedicab.
  • Pedicab must pass all inspection requirements. See Ordinance for details.
  • If pedicab fails first inspection, a second inspection can be scheduled at no additional fee if completed within 30 days of first inspection.
  • Each decal expires on December 31st of each year. Renewal of decal is required for each year.
 
WHAT IS A NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLE FOR HIRE PEDICAB DRIVER’S PERMIT?
A pedicab driver’s permit must be obtained before operating a pedicab in the I-Drive District.
 
Pedicab Driver’s Permit Application Minimum Requirements:
  • Must complete the Pedicab Driver’s Application: Click here for Application
  • Appointments are required to complete the application certification. Please call Elizabeth Belknap: 407-248-9590 or email: ebelknap@idrivedistrict.com to schedule your appointment.
  • Bring a printed copy of the completed application with you to your appointment
  • Permit application fee:
    • Applying January – March: $55.00 each
    • Applying April – June: $41.25 each
    • Applying July – September: $27.50 each
    • Applying October – December: $13.75 each
  • A valid State of Florida issued driver license
  • Pedicab driver must be 18 years of age
  • Background check required 
  • Proof of such insurance must be maintained within the non-motorized vehicle-for-hire at all times when operated within the District boundaries. (Digital copies are acceptable)
  • Upon approval, a pedicab driver will be issued a photo pedicab driver permit ID card which must be worn visibly at all times while operating a pedicab
  • Each driver’s permit expires on December 31st of each year. Renewal of permit is required for each year.
 
DO PEDICABS HAVE OPERATING REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS?
Yes, the Pedicab Ordinance No. 2017-17 lists operating requirements and restrictions for both pedicab owner decals and pedicab driver’s permits. See Ordinance for exact details.
 
Minimum Pedicab Operating Requirements and Restrictions:
  • Pedicab must display pedicab decal at all times
  • Pedicab driver must wear and display photo pedicab driver permit ID card at all times
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages while operating or being transported by a pedicab is prohibited
  • Fare schedules must be visibly posted on pedicabs
  • Proof of required insurance coverage must be kept in the pedicab
  • Pedicab passengers must remain seated 
 
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PEDICAB REGULATIONS & REQUIREMENTS?