Sec. 16-4. Record book—Information on purchases.*

Every person maintaining or operating any store, shop or place for the transaction of any business, or the business of a pawnbroker, recycler, junk dealer or dealer in secondhand goods, wares, merchandise or commodities other than household furniture, shall keep at such place of business a substantial, well-bound book in which there shall be entered at the time of purchase an exact description of all articles purchased by such person, the date of purchase, the price paid therefor, the name and residence or place of business from whom purchased, the signature of the seller, and all particular and prominent marks of identification that may be found on such article. It is unlawful for any pawnbroker, recycler, junk dealer or dealer in secondhand goods, wares, merchandise or commodities other than household furniture to purchase, or otherwise acquire, any article from any person known, or reasonably should be known, to be under the age of eighteen years. (Ord. No. 337, § 3; Ord. No. 1490, § 3 (part).)
* For state law as to records to be kept by junk dealers, see B. & P. C., §§ 26105 to 21609.