Sec. 13-58. Permit--Required.

 

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in business as a secondhand dealer, antique dealer or auctioneer, without first obtaining a permit therefor from the city clerk. The fee for an annual permit to engage in the business of dealing in secondhand goods, antiques and/or auctioneering shall be as set forth in Section 2-5 of this Code. The city clerk shall authorize the issuance of an annual permit to engage in the business of dealing in secondhand goods, antiques and/or auctioneering upon payment of the required permit fee by the applicant therefor. Every permit to engage in the business of dealing in secondhand goods shall state the place where such business is to be carried on.

 

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, any person engaging in the business of dealing in secondhand goods who acquires said goods by way of a gift or donation shall not be required to obtain a permit.

 

Source:  Ord. No. 3243, 4, 9-4-84; Ord. No. 3534, 1, 4-4-88; Ord. No. 4254, 1, 4-7-97; Ord. No. 5135, 9, 9-7-10