Prince George's County Opens Registration for the Lottery of 390 Taxicab Certificates

Prince George's Co. Press Office | 9/23/2010, 4:35 p.m.

The Prince George 's County Department of Environmental Resources (DER) will accept applications for the lottery for 390 taxicab operating certificates, authorized by CB-036-2010, beginning October 4 and continuing through October 29, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Business License Office located at 1801 McCormick Drive in Largo . Applications for the lottery will be available at the Business License Office beginning September 27, 2010.

In order to file an application for the lottery, taxicab drivers must present the following:

A completed and notarized lottery application affidavit

A copy of the applicant's current taxicab drivers license (face card)

A copy of the applicant's taxicab operating manifests from January 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009

- The manifests are to be organized by month in chronological order

- The manifests must clearly indicate that the applicant was the operator of the taxicab for which the manifest was created

- The manifests will need to clearly demonstrate that the applicant has provided taxicab service for at least eight months during the calendar year 2009 and 2010

The required non-refundable $25 registration fee in the form of a money order or certified check. The registration fee will allow participation in any taxicab lottery held between October 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010.

Failure to provide any of the listed items will result in the rejection of the entire application. Additional information will be provided regarding the date for the new lottery for the taxicab certificates.

For more information, please contact DER's Business License Office at (301) 883-3840.