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Chapter 9. Licenses and Permits

Sec. 9-58. Pawnbrokers, secondhand article and jewelry dealers.

(1) License required. No person shall engage in business for the purchase and resale of used personal property to include lending on such personal property (pawnbrokering) without first obtaining a license to engage in such sales and/or lending.

(2) Statutes adopted. The provisions of 134.71 Wis. Stats., as such section now exists and as hereafter amended, are hereby adopted in full as provided at 134.71(14) Wis. Stats., and violation of such statute may be enforced as a violation of this section of the Municipal Code.

(3) Bond required. With respect to the application for a secondhand article dealer's and/or secondhand jewelry dealer's license, pursuant to 134.71(7)Wis. Stats., the applicant provides to the municipality a surety bond of $200.00 for the observation of all municipal ordinances relating to secondhand article dealers and secondhand jewelry dealers. Provided, however, that upon application by the licensee after a period of one year, a personal bond may be accepted in lieu of the foregoing surety bond, if the license committee finds that the licensee has not violated any such ordinances during the previous year.

(Code 1982, 12.14)