Pawn shops in the State of Massachusetts obtain licensing from the police commission, the aldermen of any other city, or the selectmen of any town, if ordinances or by-laws therefore have been adopted in such city or town. The Massachusetts State Code is available online. Click the link below to view the Massachusetts State Code. Information regarding pawn shops can be found under Title XX > Chapter 140 > Section 70.

Massachusetts State Code

Massachusetts State Contact

Edward Bean, President of Massachusetts Pawnbrokers Association