Having a garage sale in the city of Red Oak? Garage sales are a great way to clean out unwanted items and make some extra money, but there are some rules you need to follow. The tips below will help you have a safe and legal sale!!
Garage sales can only be at a residence. (No sales at vacant lots, corners or businesses without a permit.)
Garage sales can be held for no longer than 72 hours.
No more than 3 garage sales can be held at a location within any 12 month period.
You can only have 2 signs which may be no larger than 4 square feet in size.
Signs must be on private property with permission of the property owner. NOTE: Signs placed in the right of way (on corners or along roadways) are regularly removed by city staff.
Signs can not block visibility at intersections even if on private property. Double check that you’re not creating a traffic hazard when placing a sign!
No illuminated signs are allowed in residential areas.
If the sale is a fundraiser for a community service cause, you are not a garage sale and may have more flexibility with your sale. Please call 972-576-3414.
Good luck with your sale!!
If you have any questions please contact Developmental Services at 972-576-3414 or in person at 411 W. Red Oak, Red Oak, TX 75154.