Code Compliance



Garage Sale Permits are issued ONLY by Code Compliance Revenue & Collections Division

 (Libraries are NOT issuing permits)

Every property address within the City of Dallas Limits is required to have an approved permit

All requests must be received at least 1 week in advance of your Garage Sale Dates to be processed in a timely manner.


Residential Sales:

Estate Sales:

  • Completed Garage Sale Application including return email address
  • Copy of the customer Agreement/Contract. Must be in the Estate Sale Company letterhead with customer signature
  • Request must come from the Estate Sale Company by email to:

Church & School Sales: All items sold must be donated to church/school and all proceeds obtained will be for that church/school. This does NOT include Community Sales/Food Vending/Car Washes

  • Completed Garage Sale Application including return email address

  • Letter from School Principal or Church Pastor (person in charge) on letterhead giving the organizer permission to hold the sale

  • Email all documents to

For more information contact: 214-671-9391

Garage Sale Permit  Application

Please note that a purchase of a Garage Sale Permit requires adherence to these regulations and failure to do so could result in a citation.

​How  To Request  A Permit By Mail and Email

Accepting Garage Sale Permit Requests through:

 Email, Mail, and In Person

Email requests:

Mail and In Person:  3112 Canton St. #100 Dallas, TX 75226

Assistance in Person:   Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm

CLOSED: Saturday and Sunday and all Federal Holidays

For more information contact: 214-671-9391

Forms & Fees

​Garage Sale Application

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​Terms & Conditions

  • There is a limit of two (2) garage sales at a premise during any twelve (12) month period (NOT by calendar year) and each sale may not exceed more than three (3) consecutive calendar days in length.
  • Garage sales at an apartment complex or a business address, commercial and vacant lots are prohibited