§ 14.442.34  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this Division Z, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ANTIQUE. Any secondhand good the value of which, in whole or substantial part, is derived from its age or its historical association and exceeds the original value of the when new.
   ANTIQUE DEALER. Any whose regular business includes selling or receiving where at least 90% of the goods on hand at all times, measured according to value, consists of .
   AUCTION HOUSE DEALER. Any whose regular business includes selling or receiving some or all of which are offered for sale for the highest bid or offer tendered. If the sale is conducted by means of an auction, the auctioneer must be properly licensed and bonded in accordance with applicable laws.
   BILLABLE TRANSACTION. Every transaction conducted by a required to be reported to the City Police Department under § 14.442.43.
   CONSIGNMENT. An agreement between a and a seller that enables the to take temporary possession of secondhand property, owned by the seller, for the purpose of offering it for sale to the public.
   CONSIGNMENT HOUSE DEALER. A in acquired by a agreement.
   DEALER. Any whose regular business includes the purchase of goods, wares or merchandise for the purpose of selling them at wholesale or retail to any qualified purchaser.
   FLEA MARKET. Any group of five of more unrelated or businesses selling to the public from a single physical location.
   INTERNET AUCTION. The sale of merchandise on the world wide web, or Internet, by a who is registered with and assigned a designated account or user name by the Internet website hosting the auction.
   ISSUING AUTHORITY. The City of Bloomington License Section.
   ITEM. Any single physical article; however, with respect to a commonly accepted grouping of articles that are purchased as a set and have greater value as a set than the combined value of its components set if sold individually, the term ITEM shall refer to the set.
   LICENSED PREMISES. The compact and contiguous premises described in the approved license issued by the city’s .
   LICENSEE. The to whom a license is issued under this Division Z, including any agents or employees of the .
   OCCASIONAL SECONDHAND GOODS DEALER. whose business plan and records clearly demonstrate on an annual and continuing basis to the satisfaction of the that the business does not conduct more than 200 per licensing year and who agree to frequent, unannounced inspection and monitoring by the and City Police Department.
   PAWN TRANSACTION. Any loan on the security of pledged goods on condition that the pledged goods are left with the and may be redeemed or repurchased by the pledging the goods for a fixed price within a fixed period of time or any purchase of second hand goods by a pawnbroker licensed under Article IV, Division M of this chapter.
   PERSON. One or more natural persons; a partnership, including a limited partnership; a corporation, including a foreign, domestic or nonprofit corporation; a trust; a political subdivision of the state; or any other business organization.
   PRECIOUS GEMS. Any gem that is valued for its character, rarity, beauty or quality, including diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires or pearls, or any other precious gems or stones, whether as a separate or in combination as a piece of jewelry or other crafted .
   PRECIOUS METAL DEALER. Any engaging in the business of coin or buying secondhand containing precious metal or gems, including, but not limited to, jewelry, watches, eating utensils, candlesticks and religious and decorative objects. in these shall include, without limitation, , and .
   PRECIOUS METALS. Gold, silver, platinum and sterling silver, whether as a separate or in combination as a piece of jewelry or other crafted , except plated with or metals and the plating equals less than 1% of the total weight.
   RECEIVE. To purchase, accept for sale on , broker or receive in trade for an of equal or lesser value.
   REPORTABLE TRANSACTION. The receipt by a of within the limits of the city, or the receipt of by a outside the city limits when those goods are intended for sale, held for sale or offered for sale on the , where the are of the type defined in § 14.442.43 of this code for which the must make daily reports to police as set forth therein.
   SECONDHAND GOODS. Any tangible personal property, previously owned, used, rented or leased by a other than the offering it for sale, including without limitation: electronic audio or video equipment; firearms; musical instruments; sports equipment; photographic equipment; outboard motors; inboard drives; nautical sonar or radar devices; electric, pneumatic or hydraulic powered construction or mechanical equipment or tools; computers or computer-related equipment; cellular telephones or other communication devices; jewelry; coins; ; artist signed or artist attributed original works of art and other secondhand goods or merchandise.
   SECONDHAND GOODS DEALER. Any whose regular business includes selling or receiving , including , , and , but not including transactions conducted by a pawnbroker licensed under Article IV, Division M of this chapter, a licensed or registered under Article IV, Division X of this chapter, or used car sales involving vehicles with titles requiring registration with the State Department of Motor Vehicles under M.S. Chapter 168, as it may be amended from time to time, or boats required to be registered with the Department of Natural Resources.
   TEMPORARY SECONDHAND GOODS DEALER. See Division V of this Article IV.
   UNIQUE IDENTIFIER. A serial number, identification number, model number, owner applied identifier or engraving, “operation ID” number or symbol, or other unique marking.
(Ord. 93-24, passed 5-10-1993; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; added by Ord. 2007-18, passed 5-7-2007)