Pawnbrokers operating within the City of Ottumwa are required to be licensed by the City. There are several restrictions of operating a pawn shop in Ottumwa. Pawnbrokers must file a $2,000 surety bond with the City, maintain certain records and cannot purchase or receive goods from any minor.
See the full code section for all the requirements and restrictions.
See the Ottumwa City Clerk’s Office for the Pawnbroker License application form.