§ 14.422  DEFINITIONS.
   The following words and terms when used in this Division V shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
   COIN DEALER. A whose regular business includes the buying, selling and trading of coins, stamped metal, monetized bullion or commercial grade ingots of gold, or silver. The coins may be legal tender or otherwise and may be made of , gold, silver or platinum.
   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 or 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.
   ITEM CONTAINING PRECIOUS METAL. An made in whole or in part of metal and containing more than 1% by weight of silver, gold or platinum.
   LICENSED PREMISES. The premises described in the license issued by the city’s .
   LICENSEE. The to whom a license is issued pursuant to this Division V including any agent or employees of the .
   MINOR. Any natural under the age of 18 years.
   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 or buying secondhand or gems, including, but not limited to, jewelry, watches, eating utensils, candlesticks and religious and decorative objects. in these shall include, without limitation, antique dealers, and auction house .
   PRECIOUS METAL ITEM. Coin with a numismatic value or intrinsic value greater than its denominational value, , 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.
   PRECIOUS METALS. Silver, gold, 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.
   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 auction house , , and antique , but not including 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 PRECIOUS METAL DEALER. Any who engages in the business of buying secondhand from the general public and who either occupies a place of business or lot as a guest, tenant-at-will, or under a lease for a period shorter than six months, unless that has occupied the place of business for more than six months immediately prior to the occupancy becoming at will.
   TEMPORARY SECONDHAND GOODS DEALER. Any who engages in the business of and who either occupies a place of business or lot as a guest, tenant-at-will or under a lease for a period shorter than six months, unless that has occupied the place of business for more than six months immediately prior to the occupancy becoming at will.
(Ord. 94-24, passed 5-16-1994; Ord. 94-68, passed 12-19-1994; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; amended by Ord. 2007-18, passed 5-7-2007)