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Garage Sale Guide

Why do I need a permit to have a garage sale?

As per Sec. 13-425.(3) of the Town Code: Garage sales, estate sales, moving sales and yard sales shall not be deemed commercial activities and will be permitted, so long as they are conducted on the residential property no more than four days per calendar year, per home, regardless of any change in ownership throughout the one-year period and involve the sale of normal household items only. A garage sale permit from the Town is required.

How do I obtain a garage sale permit?

Click here to visit a login page that requires a one-time registration process for new users. You will need to create a unique user name and password in order to obtain a garage sale permit and any future online services that we provide.

Click on *New users Click here to register located in the center of page under login

Complete the New User Public User Account by entering your information in the *Required* field boxes. Once you are finished click on the create account tab located at the bottom of page

This will take you to the Project Application page. Click on the drop-down arrow and select ‘GARAGE SALES’.  Enter Garage Sale Date or click on the calendar to select date.  If you are requesting a 2+ day permit please enter the dates in the short description box.  Then enter part or all of address and press search (enter part of your address to simplify search). Click on your address then scroll down and click on the Next Step in order to complete the process.  You are now done!!!

*Please allow 1 to 2 business days to receive your garage sale permit email confirmation*

Where can I place my garage sale signs?

Signs shall only be placed on private property.  As per Sec. 2-103.15(a) and 13-1903(l) of the Town Code: Any sign within the limits of any Town-, State- or County-maintained right-of-way is prohibited. The right-of-way includes, but is not limited to, all roadsides, sidewalks, utility poles, and highway median strips.

Feel free to call Ariel Morales at 305-364-6100 ext. 1108 if you have any questions or issues obtaining your garage sale permit 

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