Wheelchair Accessible Services Fund, King County, Washington, 2016
5 minutes Date Enacted: Aug 1, 2016
The purpose of this rule:
To establish the conditions and procedures for disbursing the Wheelchair Accessible Service (WAS) Fee Surcharge proceeds to wheelchair accessible taxicab or wheelchair accessible for-hire vehicle owners and drivers.
To define the methodology for disbursing the WAS Fee Surcharge proceeds in a manner that offsets the higher operational costs incurred by owners and drivers of wheelchair accessible taxicabs or wheelchair accessible for-hire vehicles.
To align and establish continuity with Seattle Director’s Rules CPU-11-2016 (Wheelchair Accessible Services Surcharge Collection) and CPU-07-2015 (Reimbursement from the Wheelchair Accessible Services Fund), as may be amended or superseded.
Applicability and Audience
King County Records and Licensing Services Division
Owners and drivers of taxicabs and for-hire vehicles
Taxicab Associations and For-hire Vehicle Companies
City of Seattle Regulatory Compliance and Consumer Protection Division