[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Baldwin 4-28-2004 as Title 7, Ch. 10, of the 2004 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is adopted pursuant to authorization in § 134.71, Wis. Stats.
This chapter shall be known as the "Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Article and Jewelry Dealers Ordinance for the Village of Baldwin."
All of the terms of § 134.71, Wis. Stats., except as otherwise provided herein, are expressly incorporated herein and made a part of this chapter. Nonprofit civic or community organizations are exempt from the licensing requirement.
As an additional requirement to obtain a license from the Village to operate as a pawnbroker, secondhand article dealer or secondhand jewelry dealer, the applicant shall provide a photograph of the applicant. The photograph shall be kept on file with the Clerk-Treasurer. In the event an applicant is more than one person or is a corporation, a photograph of each and every person who is applying or all shareholders, officers and directors of the corporation shall be provided to the Village. Additionally, all employees of the applicant shall be photographed and such photographs provided to the Village Clerk-Treasurer. This is a continuing obligation; in other words, at the time that the licensed pawnbroker or secondhand dealer has any new or additional owner, agent, officer, director or employee, the dealer shall provide a photograph of the new or additional party to the Village Clerk-Treasurer.
The penalties of § 134.71, Wis. Stats., are also incorporated herein, except that the Village of Baldwin shall be entitled to collect such penalties as an ordinance forfeiture herein. Additionally, the failure of a dealer or its owners, officers, directors or employees to comply with the photograph requirements set forth above shall constitute a violation of this chapter and subject said persons to the same penalties as otherwise provided in this section.