(A)   Application for a pawnbrokers license shall be made on forms prescribed by the city and shall be filed with the City Administrator and shall contain thereon the following information:
      (1)   Name, address and date of birth of applicant;
      (2)   Address of the place of business;
      (3)   Name under which the business is to be conducted;
      (4)   Address of applicant for the ten years immediately preceding the filing of the application;
      (5)   Name and address of all persons having a financial interest in applicant’s business, including ownership or financing interests;
      (6)   Applicant’s employment record for the ten years preceding the application with the name and address of all employers; and
      (7)   If the applicant is a corporation, the name and address of the proposed resident manager who shall be a resident of the city and the address of such resident manager for the ten years immediately preceding the filing of the application, his or her employment record for each ten year period and his or her date of birth.
   (B)   All applications shall be accompanied by a fee to cover the city’s cost of investigation as hereinafter set forth, and each application shall be accompanied by the annual fee for a pawnbroker’s license which shall be as set by the City Council. No license shall be issued or reissued until the fees prescribed by this chapter have been paid.
   (C)   Each application shall be forthwith delivered by the City Administrator upon receipt with the required fees to the Police Commissioners of the City Council. The Police Commission shall request the Police Department of the city to conduct a background investigation of each applicant for such pawnbroker’s license. When such investigation shall be completed, the investigation shall be transmitted to the Police Commissioners and the Commission shall consider the investigation report and give an opportunity to the applicant to be heard upon his or her application and to respond to questions the Commission may have in connection with the information contained in the investigation report. Thereafter, the Police Commissioners shall make their recommendation for issuance or denial to the full City Council. No person who has been convicted of any felony offense in any jurisdiction, including but not limited to the receiving or possessing of stolen property, burglary or robbery of any type, shall receive a pawnbroker’s license, or be approved as resident manager for any pawnbroker’s license.
   (D)   The City Council shall act upon the recommendation of the Police Commissioners of the City Council and issue or deny the license.
(Ord. 85-2, passed 9-25-1985)
   Fee schedule, see § 34.01