Pawnbroker / Precious Metal Dealer / Secondhand Goods

The City issues licenses to businesses wanting to operate a pawn shop or deal in precious metals or secondhand goods in Oakdale. 

Application Requirements: New

Application Requirements: Renewals

Current license holders must re-apply annually, two months prior to the expiration date of their license. 

Licensing Process

The licensing process for a Pawnbroker, Precious Metal Dealer, and Secondhand Goods license applicant may take up to eight weeks. A background investigation will be conducted by the Oakdale Police Department and a report provided to the City Council for their consideration. 

License Term

Licenses for a Pawnbroker, Precious Metal Dealer, and Secondhand Goods are valid for a year from the date of issuance. 

City Code

View City Code on Pawnbrokers, Precious Metal Dealer, Secondhand Goods (PDF)