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   (a)   Definitions.  As used in this article:
   1.   “ANTIQUE SHOP” means a shop where secondhand merchandise is sold at retail but where at least 90% measured according to value, of the used or secondhand merchandise on hand at any time consists of objects of art, bric-a-brac, curios, or household furniture or furnishings, offered for sale upon the basis, express or implied, that the value of the property, in whole or in substantial part, is derived from its age or from its historical association.
   (b)   Permit Requirements.  The operator of any antique shop may, in lieu of the secondhand dealers’ permit required by Section 103.311, apply for and obtain a special permit to conduct an antique shop. Every application hereunder must be accompanied by an investigation fee of $50.00. If the application is approved, an additional fee of $25.00 shall be collected upon the issuance of the permit, except in those cases where the applicant has already paid the secondhand dealer’s permit fee for the same place of business. (Amended by Ord. No. 114,879, Eff. 12/20/59.)
   (c)   Change of Location.  A change of location may be endorsed upon a permit hereunder upon written application by a permittee accompanied by a change of location fee as prescribed in Sec. 103.12.
   (d)   Must Comply with Secondhand Dealers Regulations.  The holder of an antique shop permit shall obey all of the requirements of this article and the rules and regulations of the Board pertaining to the receipt, handling, disposal, and sale of secondhand merchandise generally, but shall be exempt from the hours of business limitations.