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Yard Sale Permit

Web Based Yard Sale Permit - No Fee Required

You may apply in person at 2010 S Lincoln Rd

Phone 989.772.4600 Ext 241 for help or information

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Yard Sale Rules (Ordinance 20-06)

Yard Sale, also known as a garage sale, rummage sale, tag sale, attic sale, moving sale, or junk sale, is an informal, irregularly scheduled event for the sale of used goods by private individuals at their residence, and includes fund raising events by nonprofit groups when conducted in non commercial/industrial zoning districts.

Yard or garage sales shall be permitted subject to the following conditions:  

 A. Number of Days. Sales shall not operate more than three (3) consecutive days, unless a national holiday falls on a Monday, in which case sales may take place for four (4) consecutive days including the holiday. Material for sale and sales displays shall not be set out prior to the sale and shall be taken in on the evening of the last day of the sale. 

B. Number of Sales per Year. Sales shall not occur more than three (3) times per calendar year. 

C. Confine to Owner’s Property. Sales shall be conducted entirely on the owner’s property. However, several owners can join together to hold a joint sale on the property of one of the participants.

D. Resale of Goods. No goods purchased for resale may be offered for sale. 

E. Traffic and Access. No portion of the sale shall be located in the road right-of-way or conducted in such a manner as to impede the flow of traffic or access to other properties in the vicinity.

F. Permit Required. A permit shall be obtained from the Township prior to the sale. The permit fee shall be established by the Board of Trustees in the Schedule of Fees. 

G. Signs. Signs shall be permitted as specified in Section 11

 


Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions may have more restrictions, be sure to check.

I DIDN'T GET A PERMIT!

If you do not receive your permit, or did not apply for one, and this is not more than your third sale in the calendar year, please hold your sale and call the township at your convenience at 989.772.4600 ext 241 to report not receiving the permit you applied for.  If for any reason you did not apply for a permit prior for the yard sale, please  fill out the application above and submit, there are no penalties for an after the event permit, providing it is not your 4th or more sale in the calendar year.