Pawn Shop / Pawn Broker Business

Overview, preparation and instructions to apply for a Pawn Shop / Pawn Broker Business License


Ordinance 63461 limits the number of Pawn Shops in the City of St. Louis to one license per each 30,000 inhabitants in the city.

St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 8.72.160


Notice on quota:

Currently the Pawn Shop quota has been filled.

No new licenses are being issued at this time.

What to Expect

See above


Office of the License Collector

(314) 622-4528

1200 Market Street, City Hall Room 102-104
St. Louis, MO 63103

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM The office will close at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 23, 2021 and Thursday, December 30, 2021

Contact the Office of the License Collector

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