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NOTICE: PVH Application Procedures
Please view the approved message from the PVH Staff concerning PHV implementations.

Established in May 2000, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Passenger Vehicles for Hire (PVH) Office administers and enforces Chapter 22 of the Charlotte City Code, the PVH Ordinance. The PVH Ordinance can be viewed at http://www.municode.com/ or download​ a copy (PDF file). The PVH ordinance regulates the licensing, inspection, and operation of all passenger vehicles for hire that operate within Charlotte 's corporate city limits. Applicable vehicles include all taxicabs, limousines, shuttle vans, special needs, transportation vehicles, contract vehicles, and non-metered passenger vehicles for hire.

West Service Center​​​​The Passenger Vehicles for Hire office also works with the PVH Board, City Council, and City Manager's office to regulate company, vehicle, and driver quality and operating standards. Our common goal is to ensure sufficient, professional, and safe for-hire transportation service to all citizens of Charlotte and those who visit our city. To find out more about PVH companies, please check our currently approved company listing.

PVH Office Location:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department West Service Center

Passenger Vehicles for Hire Unit
4150 Wilkinson Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28208

The Passenger Vehicles for Hire Office conducts all business BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday through Thursday, 8:00AM - 11:00AM, and 1:00PM - 4:00PM. Friday 8:00AM-11:00AM. Contact our office for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

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