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Pawnshops and secondhand dealers as defined in PMC 25.15.180 and 25.15.210, exclusive of consignment stores and thrift shops as defined in PMC 25.15.050 and 25.15.220, are prohibited from operating in the C-2 (central business district), C-1 (retail business district), BP (business park district), O (office district), C-R (regional commercial) and any residential zoning district. Pawnshops and secondhand dealers are permitted to operate in the C-3 (general business district) zone and I-1 (light industrial district) zone; provided, however, that no new pawnshops and secondhand dealers licenses shall be issued to an establishment located closer than 1,000 feet from an existing pawnshop, consignment store, thrift store or secondhand dealer. All business activities of pawnshops and secondhand dealers located in the C-3 (general business district) zone shall be conducted entirely within an enclosed structure. [Ord. 4066 § 4, 2012; Ord. 3354 § 2, 1999; Code 1970 § 25.70.130.]