For the purpose of this Article, the following words and phrases shall mean and include:
Pawnbroker. Any person who or which loans money on the delivery or deposit of personal property as security for the repayment of said loan; provided, however, that any bank or other institution authorized to conduct its business under the banking laws of the State of California, or under the laws of the United States, that loans money on stocks, bonds, securities or other contracts, shall not be deemed to be a pawnbroker.
Person. An individual, firm, partnership, joint adventurer, association, social club, fraternal organization, joint stock company, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, trustee, syndicate, or any other group or combination acting as a unit excepting the United States of America, the State of California, and any political subdivision of either thereof.
Tax Collector. Tax Collector of the City and County of San Francisco.
Chief of Police. The Chief of Police of the City and County of San Francisco or his designated representative.
City. City and County of San Francisco.
(Added by Ord. 299-72, App. 10/19/72)