Taxi Administration Orange County, California


Did You Know

OCTAP Closure
OCTAP will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 for the Labor Day Holiday. OCTAP will reopen on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM.
Next Scheduled Steering Committee and Safety Committee Meeting

The next regularly scheduled joint meeting of the OCTAP Steering Committee and Safety Committee will be held:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

12:00 p.m.

11800 Woodbury Road
Annex 2nd floor, Room #219-220
Garden Grove, CA  92843

Transportation News, Links, and Reports

California Public Utilities Commission.
Information on Transportation Network Companies (TNCs).

TNCs .. May All Come Down to Insurance.
02/20/14 L.A. Taxicab Administrator's Report on TNC Services.


Uber and Other Ride-Sharing Services

If you have questions, concerns or complaints related to Transportation Network Company (TNC) ridesharing services like UBER and Lyft, or related to Transportation Charter Party (TCP) black-car and limousine services, please contact the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).  You may also contact the State Representatives for your district, to voice your concerns and have your concerns considered as the state continues to develop new laws and regulations related to transportation services in California.

Locate your State Assembly and Senate Representatives:

CPUC Public Advisor's Office 
505 Van Ness Avenue, Room 2103 
San Francisco, CA 94102 
1-866-849-8390 or 1-415-703-2074 
email: public.advisor@cpuc.ca.gov, TDD: 1-866-836-7825

CPUC Enforcement Division Office
California Public Utilities Commission
Safety and Enforcement Division
505 Van Ness Avenue, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102


OCTAP Regulations Spotlight - Credit Card Acceptance

All taxicab companies and drivers must provide electronic processing of credit cards as a method of payment for taxicab fares.  Accepted credit cards must include the acceptance of MasterCard® and Visa®. 

A customer’s personal and credit card information may only be used in accordance with California Civil Code 1725 (may not record credit card number), 1747.08 (may not record personal information), California Commercial Code, and other laws and regulations governing the acceptance of credit cards.

Orange County Taxi Administration Program
Mailing Address:  550 S. Main Street, P.O. Box 14184, Orange, CA  92863  Phone:  949-654-8294