Garage Sale Sign Tips



With the increase of garage and yard sales, many communities are unleashing new ordinances.

Some cities require an official fluorescent sticker issued by the Public Works Department to make all garage sale signs legal.

Most cities do not allow signs on public utility poles, traffic or street signs, or trees. Signs should be taken down within 48 hours of the garage sale ending or even on the same day. A new version of this law is that only four signs may be placed for public view and must be removed within 12 hours after the sale.

Times of sales are also being regulated. In one city a time frame of 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. is the law while in still another U.S. city, the time frame is 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fines for those who don't comply can be as high as $150.00.

There are many more tips for selling your items at garage sales.

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