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ORDINANCE NO. NS-1305 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF TttE CITY OF SANTA At,sA <br />AMENDING THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br />SECTIONS 25-1 THROUGH 25-3, 25-6, 25-7, <br />AND 25-10, REPEALING SECTION 25-5, AND <br />ADDING SECTIONS 25-11 AND 25-12, DEFINING <br />AND REGULATING SECONDHAND DEALERS AND <br />PAWNBROKERS, AND REPEALING CHAPTER 6 OF <br />THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES <br />ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: Section 25-1 of the Santa Ana Municipal <br />Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 25-1. Definitions. <br /> <br /> For the purposes of this chapter, every person as <br />defined in Section 21000 of the Financial Code of this State <br />shall be deemed a pawnbroker, and every person as defined in <br />Section 21626 of the Business and Professions Code of this <br />State shall be deemed a secondhand dealer. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: Section 25-2 of the Santa Ana Municipal <br />Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 25-2. Record of transactions - particulars. <br /> <br /> Every person buying, lending money upon or <br />otherwise accepting in pawn, trading, bartering, auctioning, <br />taking on consignment, or otherwsie dealing, as a business in <br />any secondhand or used items of personal property within the <br />City, shall keep a true, complete and accurate record of each <br />article so dealt with, which records shall contain the date and <br />hour of the day when said transaction was entered into, a des- <br />cription of the person from whom said article was purchased or <br />received in pawn, the true name and address of said person so dealt <br />with, as nearly as the same can be ascertained, printed by the <br />dealer and written in said person's own hand writing, the number <br />and state of issuance of the driver's license held by such per- <br />son, or, if none, such other items of identification as may be <br />available, the age, sex, weight, height, race, hair and eye <br />color of such person; the name, manufacturer's name, color, size, <br />shape, material, caliber, barrel length, serial number, descrip- <br />tion of automation, engraving, initials, identifying marks, da- <br />mage marks, amount, or as many of said items of information as <br />can be ascertained and are applicable to the particular article <br />so dealt with; the pawn ticket number, amount loaned, paid or <br />received for said article, and the name of the dealer. Said <br />records shall at all times during regular business hours be open <br />to inspection by any police officer of the City. Any person <br />buying, accepting in pawn, auctioning, or otherwise lending <br />money upon any secondhand article, or any new article, except <br />at wholesale or retail through regular trade channels, who <br />takes part in ten (10) or more such transactions during any <br />calendar year, shall be deemed to be dealing in such articles <br />afs a business and shall comply with the requirements of this <br />chapter as they relate to such transactions. <br /> <br /> <br />