Editor's Note — Ord. no. 411 §§1 — 2, adopted December 8, 2008, repealed chapter 602 "garage sales, yard sales, estate sales and related sales" in its entirety and enacted the provisions set out herein. Former chapter 602 derived from ord. no. 390 §1, 11-13-2006.
[Ord. No. 411 §§1 — 2, 12-8-2008; Ord. No. 457 §§1 — 2, 3-25-2011; Ord. No. 514 §§1 — 2, 3-31-2014]
Definitions. As used in this Section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ESTATE SALE
- The sale of household goods, jewelry, furniture, clothing, or other personal property at the premises of a resident to dispose of the majority of the property owned by a person who is deceased or who has or will be moving.
No person shall conduct an estate sale without having first obtained a license from the City Clerk not less than twenty (20) business days prior to the scheduled sale.
The license application shall include the name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of the person conducting the estate sale; a description of the proposed method of traffic control to be used during the sale; and an acknowledgement that the applicant shall be responsible for any damage to City or personal property caused by the estate sale.
If a traffic control plan is absent or ineffective, as determined by the Mayor, the person shall submit a deposit of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per each day of the sale for use by the Mayor for traffic control measures.
Licenses shall be issued only for Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays recognized by the State of Missouri.
No personal property of any type belonging to anyone other than the resident, whether deceased or who has moved or will be moving, shall be brought upon the premises for sale at an estate sale.
The estate sale shall be conducted in an orderly and safe fashion, and the City reserves the right to revoke the license and halt the sale on any threat to the public health, safety, and welfare, as determined by the City's Chief of Police or his or her assignee.
The person conducting the sale shall be responsible for ensuring free movement of traffic on the street abutting the place of sale. The person conducting the estate sale shall post signs reading 'No Parking This Side of Street' wherever applicable on streets adjacent to the estate sale. No Parking signs are available at the Frontenac City Hall.
Auctions are prohibited.