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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUCTION. Offering for sale at a place of business goods or wares where such items are sold one by one, each going to the last and highest bidder on such item.
AUCTIONEER. The person crying the offer to sell goods or wares at an auction, whether the owner or agent for the owner of such goods.
JUNK DEALER. Any person either having or not having a fixed place of business in the city engaged in, conducting, managing or carrying on the business of buying, selling or otherwise dealing in, either at wholesale or retail, any rags, sacks, bottles, cans, papers, metals or articles of junk, or who goes from house to house, or from place to place, in said city, gathering, collecting, buying, selling or otherwise dealing in, any rags, sacks, bottles, cans, papers, metal or other articles commonly known as junk.
PAWNBROKER. A person engaged in the business of loaning money upon tangible personal property which he holds in possession to secure the loan.
SECONDHAND DEALER. A person engaged in, conducting, managing or carrying on the business of buying, selling or otherwise dealing in secondhand goods, wares, or merchandise, other than as a junk dealer, pawnbroker or auctioneer.
('80 Code, § 27-1) (Ord. 119, passed 1-8-15; Ord. 133, passed 4-11-16)