Chapter 5.48


5.48.010    License – Generally.

5.48.020    Limitation on buildings.

5.48.030    Records – Secondhand weapons.

5.48.040    Delivery of firearms.

5.48.050    Advertising or display.

5.48.060    Breach of conditions.

5.48.010 License – Generally.

The procedure to follow, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, in obtaining a license is that set forth in the uniform licensing procedure, set out in Chapter 5.04 PMC. The applicant shall pay as a fee for said license an amount as shall be established by City Council resolution from time to time, and this fee shall be paid at the time application for the license is made. The fee for renewal shall be established by City Council resolution from time to time. (Ord. 683 § 16, 2008; Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1203)

5.48.020 Limitation on buildings.

The business licensed by this chapter shall be carried on only in the building designated in the license. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1205)

5.48.030 Records – Secondhand weapons.

A. If a dealer, licensed by this chapter to sell firearms, has offered to him for purchase or for acceptance in trade a used or secondhand concealable weapon, he shall first obtain from the person offering such weapon the following information:

1. Name, address, and physical description of such person;

2. The description and license number of the vehicle, if any, being driven by such person;

3. The caliber, manufacturer’s name, description, serial number or numbers, initials or other identifying marks of the weapon;

4. Such other information which may be required by the Chief of Police.

B. This information shall be recorded on forms furnished by the Chief of Police. At the end of each week such dealer shall file with the Chief of Police such completed form with respect to each secondhand concealable weapon purchased or taken in trade during such week by such dealer. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1206.1)

5.48.040 Delivery of firearms.

A. No concealable weapon shall be delivered:

1. Within 15 days of the application for the purchase thereof; nor

2. Unless the purchaser either is personally known to the seller or shall present clear evidence of his identity.

B. When delivered, such concealable weapon shall be unloaded and securely wrapped. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1207)

5.48.050 Advertising or display.

No pistol or revolver, or imitation thereof, or placard advertising the sale or other transfer, shall be displayed in any part of the premises where it can readily be seen from the outside. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1208)

5.48.060 Breach of conditions.

Upon the breach of any of the above-stated conditions any license issued pursuant to this chapter shall be subject to forfeiture. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 21.1209)