Why do I need a permit for my garage sale?
A permit is required to better regulate and enforce the garage sale provisions and promote Clean, Safe and Vibrant Neighborhoods.
How soon do I have to get a permit?
You can get a permit anytime prior to conducting your garage sale. You must have documentation of your permit during your garage sale event. You are subject to a citation if you are unable to produce documentation.
How much does a permit cost?
The Garage Sale permit fee is $15.00.
Where can I get a permit?
An application for a permit my be printed from this site or obtained at one of the following City facilities; your water account number is required:
New payment locations around the City will be introduced by November 15, 2010, for more convenient payment options.
How many consecutive days can I hold the garage sale?
For a duration not to exceed three consecutive calendar days.
How many times a year can I have a garage sale?
Not more than two garage sales during any 12 month period.
Where can I place garage sale signs in my neighborhood?
You can not place more than one sign, not to exceed two square feet, upon the lot where the sale is taking place. Any other signs at any locations remote from the sale property are not permitted.
Does the City provide free advertising?
Yes, at the time you purchase your permit we can add your location to our website or you may list your sale on the following web link. http://garagesale.dallascityhall.com/AddLogin.jsp. Your water account number is required to add your sale to this site.
For additional information on garage sales, please see Rules & Regulations or contact Code Compliance at (214) 670-5708.
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