Precious Metal Dealer’s and Pawnbroker’s Licenses

A Precious Metal Dealer's license is required for anyone who engages in the business of purchasing precious metal for the purpose of reselling such metal in any form to include gold, silver or platinum group metals or any used personal property containing such metals.

This does not include coins purchased for their numismatic value rather than their metal content, ingots, other industrial residue or byproducts composed of such metals purchased from manufacturing firms. 

A Pawnbroker's license is required for anyone who:

• Loans money on deposit, pledge of personal property or other valuable thing other than intangible personal property; or

• Who deals in the purchase of personal property on the condition of selling the same back again at the stipulated price.

This does not include any person operating under the supervision of the State Banking Commissioner, Credit Union Administrator, or the Consumer Credit Commissioner of the State of Kansas.

The application and fee can be dropped off at the City Clerk's Office or mailed to: City Clerks Office, City Hall, 8500 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS, 66212. For more information, you can call 913-895-6150.

See Pawnbroking Ordinance.