Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(A) The Police Department shall furnish pawn tickets to every pawnbroker licensee who shall accurately and legibly enter in ink in the English language the following information at the time of purchase or receipt of any property:
(1) The date and hour of the transaction;
(2) The amount paid, advanced or loaned for the article;
(3) A detailed and accurate description of each article, separately listed;
(4) When applicable, the model number and/or serial number; and
(5) The name and address of the person from whom the property is purchased or received, his or her date of birth, driver’s license number, state identification number or Social Security number, sex, age, height, race and type of photo identification presented.
(B) (1) When the pawn tickets are complete, the licensee shall surrender the original tickets to the Chief of Police the next business day, the originals to remain the property of the city. The licensee shall also maintain a record of the name and residential address of any person redeeming an article of property, the date of such transaction and a description of the article redeemed. If the property is disposed of other than by redemption and the value of the item is greater than $20, as determined by the amount paid, advanced or loaned by the amount received when disposed of, or if the item has a serial number attached or any engraved or stamped identification number, the licensee shall record a description of the property, how disposed and the name and address to whom the article was transferred.
(2) Such redemption or sales records shall be maintained by the licensee for one year from the date of the transaction and shall be, at all times, open to examination and recordation by the Chief of Police.
(2013 Code, § 17-146)
(C) No licensee, his or her agents or employees shall fail to maintain or surrender or falsify, delete, alter, destroy or otherwise destroy any records required by this subchapter.
(2013 Code, § 17-147)
(Ord. 14366, passed 11-25-1991) Penalty, see § 10.999