Pawnbroker License

Any person wishing to operate as a pawnbroker must obtain a license.

This includes any person wishing to engage in the business of lending money on the deposit or pledge of any article or jewelry, or purchasing any article or jewelry with an expressed or implied agreement or understanding to sell it back at a subsequent time at a stipulated price.

Pawnbroker License Application (PDF)

License Fee

  • $210.00 per year
  • $7.00 Background Check

All licenses expire on December 31

Estimated Processing Time: 2 to 4 weeks

Ordinance Chapter 5.52