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As used in this chapter, certain terms are defined as follows:
(a) "Person" means a firm, corporation or individual person.
(b) "Junk" means any personal property which is or may be salvaged for reuse, resale, reduction or similar dispositions, or which is possessed, transported, owned, collected, accumulated, dismantled or assorted for any of the aforesaid purposes. Used household furniture, used wearing apparel, used lumber, used brick, used tile, used plumbing fixtures, used electrical fixtures, used articles made of precious metals, used jewelry, used tools and other used articles of personal property, which are bought and sold as secondhand property and which are not handled as what is ordinarily called "junk" or salvaged materials, shall not be included in the term "junk" as used herein. Without limitation the term "junk" includes used or salvaged iron, brass, lead, copper and other base metal, and their compounds, or combinations; used or salvaged rope, bags, paper, rags, glass, rubber and similar articles or property, and used motor vehicles which are used, owned or possessed for the purpose of wrecking or salvaging parts therefrom.
(c) "Junk dealer" means every person who buys, exchanges, collects, receives, stores, or sells any articles hereinabove defined as "junk".
(d) "Junk yard" or "junk shop" means any place at which a junk dealer buys, exchanges, collects, receives, stores, accumulates, sells, or otherwise handles junk.
(e) "Junk collector" means every junk dealer who does not maintain or conduct a junk yard or shop but who in his own behalf buys, sells, exchanges or handles junk and uses, in connection with such business, a motor vehicle, horse drawn vehicle or push cart.
(Ord. 1048. Passed 7-12-61.)