Sec. 16-8. Articles purchased not to be sold for five days.

All articles purchased by a pawnbroker, recycler, junk or secondhand dealer must be held intact for a period of at least five days from the date of purchase in the place of business designated for that purpose before the same shall be sold. It is unlawful for any pawnbroker, recycler, junk or secondhand dealer to make any payment for the purchase of any article to any person except by paper draft or check after a minimum period of fifteen days from the date the article was received for purchase. (Ord. No. 337, § 7; Ord. No. 1490, § 3 (part).)