City of Hollister, MO
Taney County
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Section 610.010 Definitions.

[CC 1983 §59.010]
For the purposes of this Article the following terms, phrases, words, and their normal derivations, will have the meanings given herein:
GARAGE SALE
A sale of goods offered to the public conducted at a single-family, a dual-family, or a multi-family residential dwelling place.
GOODS
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 610.020 Number of Sales.

[CC 1983 §59.020]
It shall be unlawful to conduct more than four (4) garage sales at the same location within any calendar year.

Section 610.030 Notification.

[CC 1983 §59.030]
Any person proposing to conduct a garage sale must notify, in writing, the Hollister Police Department, of the place where such sale is to be conducted, the dates of such sale, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the persons responsible for conducting such sale.

Section 610.040 Duration of Sales.

[CC 1983 §59.040]
It shall be unlawful to conduct a garage sale lasting longer than four (4) days duration.

Section 610.050 Advertising Signs Restricted.

[CC 1983 §59.050]
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a garage sale on any public property, including street signs and posts, and traffic signs and posts or on any public utility pole. Any sign erected, placed, posted or marked, advertising such garage sale shall be placed no longer than two (2) days before the sale and shall be removed on or before the last day of such sale. The person responsible for conducting such garage sale shall be responsible for removing any such sign.

Section 610.060 No Consignment of Goods.

[CC 1983 §59.060]
No personal property of any type belonging to anyone not living in the residence, or which the person living in such residence has not owned at least six (6) months, shall be brought upon the premises for the purpose of being sold in such garage sale, provided that the members of a neighborhood may jointly hold a garage sale at one (1) or more locations, provided each person is listed on the license therefor.

Section 610.070 Penalty.

[CC 1983 §59.070]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined a sum of not less than one dollar ($1.00) and a sum not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). Each day during which any violation of this Chapter continues or exists shall be deemed to be a separate violation.

Section 610.080 Goods Not to Be Displayed on Public Property.

[CC 1983 §59.080]
No goods offered for sale at a garage sale shall be displayed for sale on any public street or right-of-way.

Section 610.090 Goods for Sale on Sidewalk.

[Ord. No. 400 §90.050, 7-19-1990]
It shall be unlawful to place or display for sale upon any public sidewalk in the City of Hollister, any groceries, vegetables, fruit or produce. Other items may be displayed for sale providing they are displayed by the owners, tenants, or occupants of the premises abutting upon that portion of the sidewalk upon which such items are displayed. Notwithstanding any other provisions contained herein, a walkway a minimum of forty-four (44) inches must be maintained. Any person violating the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.