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Every junk dealer, or anyone engaged in the business of purchasing scrap metals for the purpose of reselling or for the purposes of smelting or refining same, shall retain and keep on their premises all metals purchased by the individuals or dealers in the following manner:
(A) The entire purchase of each day shall be put and kept in a separate place designated for that purpose.
(B) Each day's purchase shall be reported to the Chief of Police as required by § 5.16.110 of this code.
(C) After such report is made, each day's purchase reported thereby shall be kept for a period of 21 days, or until released by the Chief of Police, whichever occurs first, and shall be at all times open to the inspection of the Police Department.
('86 Code, § 5.16.170) (Ord. 2734, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 3676, passed - - )