CA Fin Code Section 21201.3


The written contract required pursuant to Section 21201 shall contain a provision in 8-point type stating whether the item or items pledged are to be stored at the business premises of the pawnbroker and adjacent to this provision, the following disclosure shall be made: “We must return your property within two business days if your property is stored off premises.”


Every pawnbroker shall display a sign at his or her premises indicating whether or not pawned items are insured.


If a pawnbroker stores pledged property at a location other than the pawnshop, the pawnbroker shall post a conspicuous sign stating that pawned items may be stored off premises with the consent of the pledgor and that following the redemption of a loan, property is required to be returned the next calendar day upon which both the pawnbroker’s store and the storage facility are open, not to exceed two business days.


Notwithstanding Section 21209, a violation of this section is an infraction.


This section shall become operative July 1, 1995.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 21201.3’s source at ca​.gov