City of Oronogo, MO
Jasper County
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[Ord. No. 12-26 §I, 11-26-2012]
For the purpose of this Chapter, the following terms, phrases, words, and their normal derivations, will have the meanings given herein:
GARAGE SALE
Shall mean and include all general sales, open to the public, conducted from or on a 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," "backyard," "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.
GOODS
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.
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It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct a garage sale in the City without first notifying the City Clerk's office, providing specific information of the sale and obtaining a permit therefor. The permit is required to be displayed and visible at the location of the sale.
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The fee for the issuance of each permit shall be three dollars ($3.00).
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A. 
Information to be filed with the City Clerk's office pursuant to this Chapter shall be as follows:
1. 
Name of the person, firm, group, corporation, association, or organization conducting the sale.
2. 
Name of the owner of the property on which the sale is to be conducted, and consent of the owner if the applicant is other than the owner.
3. 
Location at which the sale is to be conducted.
4. 
Number of days and dates of sale.
5. 
Date of any past sale in the current year.
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It shall be unlawful to conduct more than three (3) garage sales at the same location within any calendar year. Each garage sale is limited to no more than three (3) consecutive days.
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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 pole. Any sign erected, placed, posted, or marked, advertising such garage sale shall be placed no longer than two (2) days before the sale and shall be removed on or before the last day of such sale. The person responsible for conducting such garage sale shall be responsible for removing any such sign.
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No personal property of any type belonging to anyone not living in the residence, or which the person living in such residence has not owned at least six months, shall be brought upon the premises for the purpose of being sold in such garage sale, provided that the members of a neighborhood may jointly hold a garage sale at one or more locations, provided that each person is listed on the license therefor.
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Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof shall be fined a sum of not less than one dollar ($1.00) and a sum not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). Each day during which any violation of this Chapter continues or exists shall be deemed to be a separate violation.
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No goods offered for sale at a garage sale shall be displayed for sale on any public street or right-of-way.