(a)   The pawnbroker and secondhand dealer shall, at the time of making the loan contract for purchase or purchase transaction, obtain a written declaration of ownership from the customer stating whether the property that is the subject of the transaction is solely owned by the customer and, if not solely owned by the customer, the customer shall attach a power of attorney from all co-owners of the property authorizing the customer to sell or otherwise dispose of the property.
   (b)   The pawnbroker or secondhand dealer shall require the customer to sign, in their presence, the customer's name on the declaration of ownership.
(Ord. 2016-31. Passed 6-21-16.)