Garage Sale Permit

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    Garage Sale Precautions

    Garage sales are permitted, but please take these precautions: No more than 19 people at a time at your event. Only allow shoppers to touch items they are buying. Maintain 6 feet between people not of same household. Handle money with gloves. Masks are recommended. Outdoor sales in yard or driveway preferred.

garagesalepermitAll Nixa residents who wish to hold a garage sale inside the city limits must obtain a garage sale permit. Permits are free of charge, but residents are limited to two per year.  

Garage sale permits are available online or at City Hall.

The City Wide Garage Sale is always held on Mother's Day weekend each calendar year. No permit is needed for this event, and it does not count toward residents' two sale limit. 

For more information regarding garage sale permits, contact City Hall at 417-725-3785.

Garage Sale Sign Requirements:

Garage Sale signs are limited to four signs per dwelling address. Property owner permission must be obtained prior to locating a sign. Signs can be no larger than 2 feet by 2 feet with a maximum height of 3 feet off the ground. Signs must contain the date, location, and phone number of the property owner holding the sale. Signs may be placed within city right-of-way but are not allowed within the sight triangle of an intersection. All signs must be removed within 48 hours of placement. Signs are not permitted on the Hwy. 160 corridor or on any utility pole. Violations shall result in a $50.00 fine.  

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