City of Grand Ledge, MI
Eaton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Grand Ledge 9-22-1986 by Ord. No. 341. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 220.

§ 113-1 Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
GARAGE SALE
Includes the terms "basement sale," "attic sale," "yard sale," "neighborhood sale," "flea market" and similar terms and shall mean the sale from any lot or parcel in the City on which a residence is located or which is residentially zoned of tangible personal property, whether new or used, advertised in such manner that the public-at-large is or can be made aware of such sale.
RESIDENTIALLY ZONED
Includes any lot or parcel zoned R-LD, R-MD or R-HD under the terms and provisions of Chapter 220, Zoning, of the City of Grand Ledge.

§ 113-2 Prohibitions.

A. 
No garage sale shall exceed three days in duration.
B. 
Not more than two garage sales shall be held at any lot or premises between January 1 and December 31 of any calendar year.
C. 
No items offered for sale at any garage sale shall be displayed within the City street right-of-way or on any City street or sidewalk.
D. 
No garage sale shall be held less than four consecutive days subsequent to a previous garage sale at the same lot or premises.
E. 
No signs advertising or connected with any such garage sale will be posted on any utility pole or tree located within the City street right-of-way or in any manner so as to obstruct or impair vision or visibility of the vehicular traffic.
F. 
No signs advertising or connected with any such garage sale shall be posted in more than 48 hours advance of or following the conclusion of any such garage sale.
[Amended 3-23-2009 by Ord. No. 521]

§ 113-3 Exceptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Any person selling or advertising for sale an item or items of tangible personal property which item or items are specifically named or described in the advertisement and which separate items do not exceed five in number.
B. 
Any sale conducted by a merchant or business establishment from or at a place of business wherein such sale would be permitted by Chapter 220, Zoning, of the City of Grand Ledge and would not be otherwise prohibited by the ordinances of the City of Grand Ledge.

§ 113-4 Violations and penalties.

Any violation of this article shall be punishable as a misdemeanor as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties, § 1-17B. Each act of violation and every day upon which any such violation shall occur shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 113-5 Short title.

This chapter may be cited, pleaded and referred to as the "Garage Sale Ordinance of the City of Grand Ledge."