Village of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fishkill 8-8-1977 by L.L. No. 2-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any sale of merchandise sold from the premises or property in a residential zone, whether it is indoors or outside, shall be considered a garage sale, tag sale or yard sale.
The following regulations shall apply to garage sales, tag sales and yard sales:
A. 
A three-day nonrenewable permit (permit of use) will be required for conducting a garage sale, tag sale or yard sale. A permit must be reapplied for each time a garage sale, tag sale or yard sale is held. Such permit shall only be valid for a maximum of three consecutive days.
[Amended 1-19-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
B. 
Merchandise bought for the express purpose of resale is prohibited.
C. 
There shall be a limit of two garage sale, tag sale or yard sale permits per year.
D. 
Sales shall be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. only.
E. 
The permit is automatically revoked should the Village of Fishkill police, senior officer in charge or a Village official state in writing that the garage sale, tag sale or yard sale is creating an unsafe traffic condition.
F. 
In the event the application for a permit is made by a tenant of the premises (rather than the owner), such application shall require the written permission of the owner.
[Added 1-19-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
Three temporary signs may be posted on the date(s) of sale, subject to the following conditions:
A. 
Each sign shall not exceed six square feet.
B. 
Each sign be removed at the end of the sale.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 7-1984; 1-19-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
The fee for each permit shall be $10.
[Added 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 7-1984]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.