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Taxi, Bike or Animal License

Residents of Summerside can apply for various licenses including taxi, bike, and animal.

Taxi Licenses

In order to be a taxi driver in the City of Summerside, you must:

  • possess a valid Class 4 (PEI) driver’s license or equivalency
  • apply for and be granted a taxi license
  • obtain a criminal background check

Taxi license application forms can be picked up at either the Police Station  or taxi companies within the City. Or you can print off the form below.

Taxi Driver License Application

Taxi Cab License Application

Taxi license fees are as follows:

  • Taxi Driver: $15/year
  • Taxi Stand License: $100/year
  • Taxi Cab License: $10/year

Fines for operating a taxi cab without a license can be up to $200. Operating a taxi stand without a license can range from $500 to $1,000.

Bike Licenses

The City of Summerside issues licenses for pedal bikes at no cost to the bike owner. Residents can pick up their bike license at Summerside Police Station.

Animal Licenses

Summerside residents are required to obtain a license for each dog or cat owned; however, there is no cost for these licenses. Fines for pet owners without a dog or cat license can range from $25 to $100.

Dogs and cats without metal tags (license) can be impounded if caught by an animal control officer, and the pet owner will be responsible for the impounding fee.

Residents who wish to own a horse, donkey, cow, bull, ox, sheep, goat, pig, mink, fox, wolf, coyote, raccoon, skunk, chicken, duck, goose, turkey, pigeon, guinea-fowl, snake, owl, hawk, lizard, or any wild or undomesticated animal need to obtain an animal permit from an animal control officer. Applications for this permit can be made to City Council. Fines for not having the appropriate license can range from $250 to $500.

For more information, please contact: 

Cathy Arsenault
carsenault@city.summerside.pe.ca
902-432-1209
Summerside Police Station, 270 Foundry Street, Summerside, PE C1N 1G1

Related City Documents

Taxi License Bylaw
Animal Control Bylaw
Taxi Driver License Application
Taxi Cab License Application

Related External Links

PEI Humane Society

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