City of South Pasadena, FL
Pinellas County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Commission of the City of South Pasadena 6-27-1995 by Ord. No. 95-08. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 111-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARAGE SALE
The sale, or offering for sale, trade or other consideration, of items, goods or merchandise on property located in a residential zoning district. The term "garage sale" shall include yard sales, carport sales, driveway sales, flea markets and rummage and estate sales. Auctions are not included in the definition and are not permitted in residential zoning districts.
PERSON
Anyone acting for himself or herself, or for another person, or for any firm, partnership, corporation, organization or other entity.

§ 111-2 Permit required; fee.

It shall be unlawful for any person to hold, manage, sponsor or otherwise conduct a garage sale without first obtaining a permit from the Department of Community Improvement. There shall be no fee charged for a permit. The permit must be obtained prior to the commencement of the sale and shall be prominently displayed on the premises at all times during the sale. The permit shall contain the following information and shall be signed and sworn to by the applicant:
A. 
Full name and address of the applicant.
B. 
Location at which the sale is to be held.
C. 
Date or dates of the proposed sale.
D. 
Date or dates of any garage sale held by the applicant or on the proposed premises during the previous 12 months.
E. 
A statement that the property to be offered for sale is owned by the applicant or his/her family, that the items to be offered for sale are all previously owned personal property, that no property or items to be offered for sale have been or will be acquired by consignment, and that no property or items have been or will be acquired for the purpose of resale.

§ 111-3 Regulations.

A. 
All garage sales shall be limited to daylight hours.
B. 
No goods shall be on display except during the hours of sale. All items not customarily used outside shall be removed from the outside area at the end of each day of a consecutive-day sale and at the end of the garage sale.
C. 
Items offered at the garage sale shall be limited to privately owned personal property and may not have been acquired or consigned for the purpose of resale.
D. 
No garage sale shall be conducted for a period in excess of two consecutive days, and no person shall conduct more than four garage sales within any twelve-month period.
[Amended 9-11-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-03]
E. 
There shall be no more than four garage sales on the same property or premises within any twelve-month period. Garage sales conducted on the same premises shall be at least 90 days apart.
[Amended 9-11-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-03]
F. 
Two temporary signs, not more than four square feet in size, shall be permitted indicating where the sale is to be held. No signs shall be exhibited except during the authorized hours of a sale. No signs are permitted to be attached to utility poles or traffic regulation signs or to trees in the public right-of-way.

§ 111-4 Exceptions.

The Director of the Department of Community Improvement has the authority to issue a single garage sale permit to a representative of a neighborhood association or other group of residents to hold an annual garage sale in their neighborhood. Upon issuance of a permit for a group garage sale, the individual participants shall not be required to obtain individual permits. Participation in an annual neighborhood garage sale shall not count as one of the two sales permitted pursuant to § 111-3E.

§ 111-5 Penalties for offenses.

Violations of this chapter shall be punished in accordance with § 1-16 of the Code of Ordinances.