City of El Paso businesses wishing to engage in selling or exchanging secondhand goods must obtain a City-issued secondhand dealer permit. The permit application may be obtained online.Subject to applicable federal, state and local laws, the records, goods, articles or things purchased, received or kept for sale or exchange by every secondhand dealer must be made available for inspection by any member of the Police Department upon demand during regular business hours. Items that are just received by a secondhand dealer must be kept accessible and available for inspection by a Police Officer for at least 20 business days after attainment. Any items found to be recorded as stolen or otherwise subject to a civil or criminal investigation must be shipped to the requesting Police Officer with all shipping costs covered by the secondhand dealer.
You can read all official definitions and regulations of the Chapter 5.12 Dealers in Secondhand Goods, Dealers in Crafted Precious Metals, Coin Dealers and Pawnbrokers in the City of El Paso Code of Ordinances.
Procedures & Policies
The City of El Paso's transportation-for-hire industry regulations are designed to protect the health and welfare of its citizens and visitors, provide expanded public transportation options and promote free enterprise and competition within the transportation-for-hire industry.
For your convenience, all transportation-for-hire applications can be submitted through the Citizen Access Portal.
You can read all official definitions and regulations of the Chapter 6.04 Transportation for Hire industry in the City of El Paso Code of Ordinances.