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Town of Gilbert Customer Service Center

90 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert , AZ, 85296, US


Gilbert Business License for Pawnbroker, Junk/Secondhand Dealer

This application is for businesses located within the Gilbert Town limits.  

The application fee for this license is $200.   The billing contact for applications submitted online will be contacted within 24 business hours to make a credit card payment over the phone.  All fees are non-refundable.

REPORTING FEES may also apply

Standard processing time is 5-7 business days.  The Town of Gilbert has a maximum of 30 days to process business license applications.

Incomplete applications or those received without the required supplemental information will not be processed.

Please review this flowchart to determine your appropriate status and if additional fees will be required.



Secondhand dealers indicate here if dealing in precious items. Precious items include gold, silver, platinum or jewelry containing gold, silver, platinum, stones, gems or pearls.

The Town wishes to notify all applicants of certain rights the applicant has related to the issuance of a license.

Arizona Revised Statues, Chapter 7, Article 4

9-834. Prohibited acts by municipalities and employees; enforcement; notice

A. A municipality shall not base a licensing decision in whole or in part on a licensing requirement or condition that is not specifically authorized by statute, rule, ordinance or code. A general grant of authority does not constitute a basis for imposing a licensing requirement or condition unless the authority specifically authorizes the requirement or condition.

B. Unless specifically authorized, a municipality shall avoid duplication of other laws that do not enhance regulatory clarity and shall avoid dual permitting to the maximum extent practicable.

C. This section does not prohibit municipal flexibility to issue licenses or adopt ordinances or codes.

D. A municipality shall not request or initiate discussions with a person about waiving that person's rights.

E. This section may be enforced in a private civil action and relief may be awarded against a municipality. The court may award reasonable attorney fees, damages and all fees associated with the license application to a party that prevails in an action against a municipality for a violation of this section.

F. A municipal employee may not intentionally or knowingly violate this section. A violation of this section is cause for disciplinary action or dismissal pursuant to the municipality's adopted personnel policy.

G. This section does not abrogate the immunity provided by section 12-820.01 or 12-820.02.


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Date Business Started in Gilbert

Date Picker

Business Address - Physical Address, no PO Boxes

Mailing Address if different than above

Name of party responsible for billing and renewals



Licensing Eligibility - Required for Individual or Sole Proprietor Only

This provision does not apply to an individual, if all of the following apply:

  1. The individual is a citizen of a foreign country, or, if at the time of application, the individual resides in a foreign country.

  2. The benefits that are related to the license do not require the individual to be present in United States in order to receive those benefits.

Before issuing a license to an individual, the individual must present one of the following documents to the municipality indicating that the individual's presence in the United States is authorized under feder law. Please select the box indicating lawful presence.

The document must be attached at the end of the application process.

Full Address of Business Owner

Business Premise Status

Property is

Landlord Name

Landlord Address


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