Chapter 5.68
YARD SALESlinklink

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5.68.010: DEFINED:
5.68.020: PERMIT; REQUIRED:
5.68.030: PERMIT FEE:
5.68.040: EXEMPTIONS:
5.68.050: FREQUENCY AND HOURS:
5.68.060: AFFIDAVIT THAT PERSONAL PROPERTY ONLY IS TO BE SOLD:
5.68.070: DISPLAY OF GOODS:
5.68.080: SIGNS:
5.68.090: ENFORCEMENT:
5.68.100: VIOLATION; PENALTY:

5.68.010: DEFINED:linklink


The term "yard sale", as used in this chapter, includes any event where items of personal property owned, utilized, or maintained by occupants of a premises other than a licensed commercial business, are to be offered for sale to the general public. This shall include garage, patio, rummage, and other similarly conducted sales. (Prior code § 24001)
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5.68.020: PERMIT; REQUIRED:linklink

It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to conduct or carry on any sales activity commonly described as a yard, garage, patio, rummage or similar type sale within the city without first having obtained from the city's finance director, or the director's designee, a permit to do so. (Ord. 2684 § 7, 2007: prior code § 24002)
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5.68.030: PERMIT FEE:linklink

The fee for a "yard sale" permit shall be in the amount established by resolution of the city council. (Ord. 2779, 2012)
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5.68.040: EXEMPTIONS:linklink

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to sales of personal property made under court order or process. (Prior code § 24004)
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5.68.050: FREQUENCY AND HOURS:linklink

An individual or household shall be limited to three (3) such sales per twelve (12) month period and each sale shall be limited to three (3) consecutive days or two (2) consecutive weekends of two (2) days each. There shall be no consecutive or concurrent sales. Such sales may be conducted only between the hours of eight o'clock (8:00) A.M. and eight o'clock (8:00) P.M. (Prior code § 24005)
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5.68.060: AFFIDAVIT THAT PERSONAL PROPERTY ONLY IS TO BE SOLD:linklink

Before a permit may be issued, an affidavit must be filed with the city's finance director, or the director's designee, stating that all property to be sold is the applicant's own personal property and has not been acquired or consigned to him for the purpose of resale or benefit of other than the occupants of the premises. (Ord. 2684 § 7, 2007: prior code § 24006)
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5.68.070: DISPLAY OF GOODS:linklink

Sale goods may not be displayed in the public right of way, and all sale goods shall be arranged so that fire safety service and other officials may have access for inspection at all times during the sale. Sale goods may only be displayed on the days of and between the hours of sale as provided in this chapter. (Prior code § 24007)
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5.68.080: SIGNS:linklink

No other signs shall be permitted, except two (2) double faced signs, not to exceed four (4) square feet in area on any one side, which shall be permitted only on the property where such sale is located. Such signs may be posted only on the days of the sale on such property and shall be prohibited on all other days. (Prior code § 24008)
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5.68.090: ENFORCEMENT:linklink

The director of building and safety is authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this chapter. He may delegate his powers and duties to his assistants and safety personnel. (Prior code § 24009)
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5.68.100: VIOLATION; PENALTY:linklink

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an infraction and upon a first conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty five dollars ($25.00), and for a second conviction within a period of one year, by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars ($50.00), and for a third and any subsequent conviction within a period of one year, by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars ($200.00). (Prior code § 24010)
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