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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Want to have a yard sale? Here are the guidelines:

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Yard sale season is upon us and we always get asked if you need a permit to have a yard sale. The answer - no, a permit is not required to  have a yard sale in the City of Lebanon. Here are the guidelines for yard sales in the city of Lebanon: 
✅ A permit is not required to have a garage/yard sale.
✅ Garage/Yard sales are limited to 3 times a year.
✅ No person may begin setting up for a garage/yard sale more than 12 hours in advance of the sale.
✅ Garage/Yard sales are allowed for no more than 3 consecutive calendar days (72 hours).
✅ Garage/Yard sales are allowed Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only, they are not allowed Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.
✅ Garage/Yard sales are only allowed between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.
✅ Maximum of 4 signs allowed only when the sale is open. 
✅ Signs placed for garage/yard sales must be picked up daily at close of sale.
✅ Signs may NOT be placed on any City or State-owned structures such as Poles, ✅ Street signs, monuments etc. 
✅ Signs must not obstruct the vision of traffic or cause a nuisance.
✅ Signs may NOT be placed on trees in the right-of-way.
✅ Any person conducting a garage/yard sale must ensure that all unsold items are removed from the site no more than 12 hours following completion of sale.
Need more information? Contact Code Administration at (417) 991-3905.