City of Sikeston, MO
Scott County
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Section 630.010 Definitions.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.010; Prior Code §10-401]
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meaning given to them in this Section. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural number include the singular number and words in the singular number, the plural number.
GARAGE SALE
Includes all general sales, open to the public, conducted from or on residential premises in any residential zone, as defined by the zoning ordinance, for the purpose of disposing of personal property including, but not limited to, all sales entitled; "garage", "lawn", "yard", attic", "porch", "room", "back yard", "patio", "flea market" or "rummage" sale. This definition shall not include a situation where no more than five (5) specific items are held out for sale and all advertisement of such sale specifically names those items to be sold; nor does this definition include, nor this Chapter regulate, individuals or groups of individuals who hold or conduct not more than six (6) garage sales at any one (1) location in the City during a calendar year.
GOODS
Includes any goods, wares, merchandise, articles or other personal property capable of being the object of a sale regulated hereunder.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.

Section 630.020 Property Permitted To Be Sold.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.020; Prior Code §10-402]
It is unlawful for any individual to sell or offer for sale, under authority granted by this Chapter, property other than personal property.

Section 630.030 Number of Sales.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.030; Prior Code §10-403]
It is unlawful for any person to conduct more than six (6) garage sales at the same location within any calendar year.

Section 630.040 Notification.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.040; Prior Code §10-404; Ord. No. 4888 §2, 2-3-1992]
Any person proposing to conduct a garage sale must notify the Department of Public Works office of the place where such sale is to be conducted, the dates of such sale and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the person responsible for conducting such sale.

Section 630.050 Duration.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.050; Prior Code §10-405]
It is unlawful to conduct a garage sale lasting longer than three (3) days' duration.

Section 630.060 Advertising Signs — Posting Restricted.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.060; Prior Code §10-406]
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a garage sale on any public property, including street signs and posts and traffic signs and posts or on any public utility posts.

Section 630.070 Commercial Consignment of Goods — Prohibited.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.070]
No person shall accept or take in for sale any goods from any commercial business or enterprise on a consignment basis.

Section 630.080 Display of Goods On Public Property — Prohibited.

[R.O. 2009 §17.42.080; Prior Code §10-408]
No goods offered for sale at a garage sale shall be displayed for sale on any public street or right-of-way.