City of Bolivar, MO
Polk County
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Section 615.010 Definitions.

[R.O. 2007 §645.010; Ord. No. 732 §1, 12-14-1978]
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their normal derivations will have the meanings given herein.
GARAGE SALE
The sale of goods offered to the public conducted at a single-family, a dual-family or a multi-family residential dwelling place regardless of the location that said goods are placed upon or within said property for display.
GOODS
Includes any goods, wares, merchandise, articles or other personal property capable of being the object of a sale regulated hereunder.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.

Section 615.015 through Section 615.030. (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 3038 §§I — III, adopted May 10, 2012, repealed sections 615.015 "permit required — sign removal — fees", 615.020 "number of sales" and 615.030 "notification to police" in their entirety. Former sections 615.015 — 615.030 derived from R.O. 2007 §§645.020 — 645.030; ord. no. 732 §§2 — 3, 12-14-1978; ord. no. 2826 §I, 10-9-2008.

Section 615.040 Duration and Number of Garage Sales.

[R.O. 2007 §645.040; Ord. No. 732 §4, 12-14-1978; Ord. No. 3212 §I, 6-9-2015]
It shall be unlawful to conduct a garage sale lasting longer than three (3) consecutive days and unlawful to conduct a sale for more than fifteen (15) days in a calendar year.

Section 615.050 Advertising Signs Restricted.

[R.O. 2007 §645.050; Ord. No. 732 §5, 12-14-1978]
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a garage sale on the public property including street signs and posts and traffic signs and posts or on any public utility pole. Any sign that shall be lawfully erected, placed, posted or marked advertising such garage sale shall be removed on or before 6:00 P.M. of the last day of such sale. The person responsible for conducting any such garage sale shall be responsible for removing any such signs.

Section 615.060 Commercial Consignment of Goods.

[R.O. 2007 §645.060; Ord. No. 732 §6, 12-14-1978]
No person shall accept or take in for sale any goods from any commercial business or enterprise on a consignment basis.

Section 615.070 Goods Displayed On Public Property.

[R.O. 2007 §645.070; Ord. No. 732 §7, 12-14-1978]
No goods offered for sale at a garage sale shall be displayed for sale on any public street or right-of-way.