Garage Sale Policy


The City of Emporia's policy on Garage Sales is as follows:

The Definition of a garage sale is:  A sale that the person was disposing of his or her own surplus private property and not purchasing items for resale which would be a business.

The policy shall be that anyone conducting a garage sale at any one residential location more than four (4) days within a twelve (12) month period will be considerated as operating a business in a residential zone and will be charged with being in violation of the Zoning Regulations.

Article 29-5 of the Zoning Regulations:  PENALTIES

29-501  Any violation of any provision of these zoning regulations shall be deemed to be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of not to exceed $500 for City violations.  Each day's violation shall constitute a separate offense.


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