YARD / GARAGE SALE PERMITS
AS OF MARCH 16, 2017 THE BOROUGH HAS SUSPENDED THE ISSUANCE OF ALL YARD / GARAGE SALE PERMITS DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Borough Code §178 entitled Special Sales, requires that a license must be obtained from the Borough Clerk to conduct a yard/garage sale. The deadline for such license to be obtained is no later than the end of the business day prior to the date of the sale.
The fee to be paid for a license is $5. A late charge of $10 must be paid when a license is applied for and obtained after the date of the sale.
No license may be issued to any person or location more than once in any six-month period.
Yard/garage sales shall not commence before 9:00 a.m. and must be terminated by sundown. No yard/garage sale shall be permitted to be held or conducted on Sunday.
No advertising of yard/garage sales shall be permitted, except that a sign not greater in size than 3 ft. by 4 ft. may be placed on the property where the sale is to be conducted. Such sign shall be posted not earlier than 7 days prior to the day of the sale and shall be removed not later than 48 hours after the sale is conducted. No sign shall be placed on any public right-of-way.
These permits can be obtained in Room 101 of Borough Hall. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the exception of federal holidays.