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(a) No person shall engage in the business of a pawnbroker, within the corporate limits of the City, without having first obtained a license therefor.
(b) This license shall be for the period of one year from the date of issuance, unless sooner revoked for cause, and shall not be transferable.
(c) This license shall designate the following:
(1) The particular place in the City where such person shall carry on the pawnbroker business.
(2) The name of the primary business established and operated by the person.
(3) The one category of goods to be accepted for pawn, except in cases where the provisions of this chapter regarding “primary,” “ancillary,” and “category” shall not be necessary and are inapplicable. The provisions of this chapter regarding “primary,” “ancillary,” and “category” are not necessary and are inapplicable if the applicant’s existing business:
A. Was established with an approved site plan pursuant to Chapter 1276, Site Plan Approval;
B. Is otherwise in compliance with State law governing pawnbrokers; and
C. Is also in compliance with Section 1234.12(d), Regulated Uses.
(Ord. 2012-07. Passed 11-5-12.)
(d) No such license shall be granted without the approval of the City Council nor until the applicant has complied with such of the following requirements of this chapter as are applicable to him.
(Ord. 2008-02. Passed 6-3-08.)