Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Barnstable 8-27-1975, approved 12-1-1975 (Art. XXIX of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Raffles and bazaars — See Ch. 166.

§ 93-1 Definitions.

Garage and/or barn sales are defined as the sale, or offering for sale, of 10 or more items of personal property at any one residential premises at any one time, excluding such sales as may be conducted by a bona fide charitable organization, religious or fraternal society or other tax exempt organization.

§ 93-2 Limits on number, frequency and length of sales.

Unless specific written authorization is given by the Town Manager, not more than two such sales shall be held on any one residential premises in each calendar year nor more than one such sale in a period of three consecutive months, and any such sale shall not continue for more than two consecutive days.

§ 93-3 Written permission required.

As a condition precedent to any such sale, written permission for the holding of said sale must be secured from the Town Manager at least three days prior thereto.

§ 93-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $50 for each offense. Each day that a violation hereof exists will be deemed a separate offense.