Do I need a permit to have a garage sale? Where can I place garage sale signs?

Yes, a permit is required for a garage sale. Only City issued garage sale signs may be displayed. Garage sale signs can only be placed on private property within 24 hours of the sale and must be removed within 24 hours after the conclusion of the sale.

The City will issue you 3 garage sale signs to use for $10 with the option of purchasing 2 additional signs at $2 each. These are the only signs that can be used. Each residence is allowed to have a maximum of 4 garage sales per year, up to 3 days maximum per sale.

For more information: Garage Sale Permitting and Information

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2. How can I find out about city codes?
3. What are the codes for placement of garbage and recycling bins for collection?
4. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale? Where can I place garage sale signs?
5. Do I need a permit to install a water heater?
6. Do I need a permit to build a storage building or fence?
7. What do I do if I have a common fence and the neighbors do not want to pay their portion to repair or replace it?
8. How do I dispose of tires, anti-freeze and batteries?
9. How do I dispose of old paint?
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