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 Pawnshop Dealer, Precious Metal Dealer, and Secondhand Goods Dealer license applicant may take up to six 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 Pawnshop Dealer, Precious Metal Dealer, and Secondhand Goods Dealer are valid for a year from the date of issuance. Licensed businesses must re-apply annually.

City Code

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