On April 17, 2012 the City Council adopted an Ordinance to regulate
the number of garage sales allowed on a residential property in the
city. The new Ordinance allows for up to 4 garage sales per
residential property in 1 calendar year. A garage sale that occurs on
a Saturday and again on Sunday is considered 2 garage sales.
Sign Size & Location
Signs advertising garage sales cannot be
placed on utility poles or on street signs. The Municipal Code allows
for temporary garage sale signs that do not exceed 4-square-feet in
size and 4 feet in height, to be placed on private property a
minimum of 5 feet inside the property line. These temporary garage
sale signs shall not be placed prior to 48 hours of the advertised
sale and must be removed within 24 hours after the conclusion of the
If you have any questions regarding garage sales, please contact the Code Enforcement Division at 310-544-5228.