Dallas, Texas

Code Compliance
Dallas Garage & Estate Sale Listings

Effective October 1, 2010 (amended October 1, 2013), a Garage Sale Permit is required Before conducting a garage sale.

A garage sale permit can now be purchased
at any Dallas Public Library location.
(Effective November 15, 2010)

Garage Sale sign

Terms and

  • The permit fee is $0 for the 1st garage sale permit and $25 for the 2nd garage sale permit.
  • There is a limit of two (2) garage sales at a premise during any twelve (12) month period and each sale may not exceed more than three (3) consecutive calendar days in length.
  • One sign is allowed upon the lot where the sale is taking place. Up to five signs are allowed at remote locations advertising the sale.
  • Signs must be placed on private property (with permission of the property owner).
  • Signs placed on medians, public property or utility poles are illegal.
  • Signs must be removed within 24 hours following the sale.
  • Garage sales at an apartment complex are prohibited.

Please note that a purchase of a Garage Sale Permit still requires adherence to these regulations and failure to do so could result in
a citation.


For additional information on garage sales, please see Rules & Regulations, Frequently Asked Questions or contact Code Compliance at (214) 670-5708.

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