(Added by Ord. No. 111,348, Eff. 7/4/58.)
(a) Definition. As used in this article.
1. “JUNK DEALER” means a person having a fixed place of business in this City, and engaging in, conducting, managing, or carrying on the business of buying, selling, or otherwise dealing in either at wholesale or retail any scrap metals, old rags, bags, sacks, bottles, paper, boxes, barrels, rope, and other articles commonly known as junk, any of which is not used for the same purpose for which it was originally made.
(b) Permit Required. No person shall engage in, manage, conduct or carry on the business of a junk dealer without a written permit from the Board.
(c) Change of Location. A change of location may be endorsed on a permit by the Board upon written application by the permittee accompanied by the change of location fee prescribed in Section 103.12.
(d) Hold-Order by the Police. A police officer may place a hold-order upon property acquired by a junk dealer in the course of his business, for a period of 90 days, and upon release of such property may require such junk dealer to keep a record of the disposition of such property. It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of any property contrary to any hold-order issued by such police officer.