Secondhand Precious Metals Dealers
On January 1, 2013, Oregon implemented a law regulating precious metal secondhand dealers (ORS 646A.064-068)
Precious metal secondhand dealers who solicit, receive, purchase, trade
or accept delivery of items of precious metal from individuals in return for money or other consideration are required to follow
state law. They
may also be subject to local city or county ordinances
for seller identification, recordkeeping, minimum property holding periods, and law enforcement notification.
The following cities and counties in Oregon have been identified as having precious metal secondhand dealers ordinances that impose substantially equal or more stringent record keeping requirements dealers must follow, and longer holding periods for items of precious materials.
Click the links below to the specific city or county to see their ordinance.