City of Rockwood, MI
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Rockwood as Ch. 878 of the 1989 Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garage sale signs — See Ch. 202.
Licenses — See Ch. A275.

§ 267-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
YARD SALE
Any offering for sale of personal property, which offering involves the outdoor display of the personal property sold. The offering for sale of a single item only, such as an automobile or a boat, shall not be considered a yard sale. A sale which is conducted as part of an authorized permanent commercial enterprise on commercially zoned property shall not be considered a yard sale. "Yard sale" includes sales commonly known as garage sales, porch sales and basement sales and other similar sales.

§ 267-2 Frequency; hours of operation; signs.

No person shall conduct or permit to be conducted on his or her property any yard sale, except in compliance with the following requirements:
A. 
Not more than two yard sales may be held during any calendar year at the same location.
B. 
No yard sale shall be conducted for more than three days.
C. 
No yard sale shall be operated before 9:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. on any day.
D. 
No advertising signs shall be placed anywhere in the City other than on private property.
E. 
Temporary signs shall be removed within 24 hours after the completion of the yard sale.

§ 267-3 Permit required; fee.

[Amended 8-19-1998 by Ord. No. 365]
No person shall operate or permit to be operated any yard sale without first obtaining a permit therefor. The fee for each permit shall be set from time to time by resolution of City Council.[1]
[1]:
Editor's Note: See Ch. A275, Licenses.

§ 267-4 Penalty.

A violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a municipal civil infraction, punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.