City of Neosho, MO
Newton County
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Cross Reference — Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers, ch. 620.
[CC 1979 §15-71; Ord. No. 1223 §3, 8-7-1984]
The following terms shall, for the purposes of this Chapter, have the meanings ascribed to them herein:
GARAGE SALES AND YARD SALES
Includes all sales entitled garage sale, yard sale, lawn sale, attic sale, rummage sale, flea market sale, or any similar casual sale of tangible personal property which is advertised by any means where by the public at large is or can be made aware of said sale, including but not limited to being able to visually observe any goods for sale from any public thoroughfare.
GOODS
Includes any goods, warehouse merchandise, or other property capable of being the object of any sale regulated hereunder.
PERSON
Includes individuals, partnerships, voluntary associations, and corporations.
[CC 1979 §15-72; Ord. No. 1223 §6, 8-7-1984]
Any person, association, or corporation conducting any sale in violation of this Chapter shall upon conviction be fined not less than ten dollars ($10.00), nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), or be imprisoned for a period not to exceed ten (10) days for each violation.
[CC 1979 §15-73; Ord. No. 1223 §4, 8-7-1984]
A. 
The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to or affect the following persons or sales:
1. 
Persons selling goods pursuant to an order or process of a court of competent jurisdiction;
2. 
Persons acting in accordance with their powers and duties as public officials; and
3. 
Any person selling or advertising for sale any item or items of personal property which are specifically named or described in the advertisement and which separate items do not exceed five (5) in number.
[CC 1979 §15-74; Ord. No. 1223 §1, 8-7-1984]
No person shall conduct, advertise, or in any way participate in any garage sale or yard sale as here defined, in any "R-1" First Dwelling House District, "R-2" Second Dwelling House District, or "R-3" Apartment House District location more than three (3) days in any one (1) calendar month.
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Cross References — "R-1" zone, §405.070; "R-2" zone, §405.080; "R-3" zone, §405.090.
[CC 1979 §15-75; Ord. No. 1223 §5, 8-7-1984]
Any person conducting a sale such as is described in Section 630.010 in a location other than an "R-1", "R-2", or an "R-3" District Classification shall first obtain a City license from the City Collector unless exempt under the provisions of Section 630.030.
[CC 1979 §15-76; Ord. No. 1223 §2, 8-7-1984]
It shall be the duty and obligation of any person conducting a yard sale or garage sale defined herein to remove all articles and goods offered for sale, from the public view, by 7:00 P.M. on the last day said sale is held. In no event shall any yard sale or garage sale be conducted for more than three (3) consecutive days.