[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brockport 9-8-1998 by L.L. No. 10-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This chapter superseded former Ch. 22, Garage Sales, adopted 5-2-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977, as amended.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct a garage sale, moving sale, yard sale, household sale or auction in the Village of Brockport without first complying with the regulations as set forth in § 22-2 of this chapter.
Garage sales, yard sales, moving sales, household sales and auctions shall be regulated in the following manner:
Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- GARAGE SALE, YARD SALE AND HOUSEHOLD SALE
- Any public sale of personal property in a residential area of the Village by the resident of the property at which the sale is taking place.
Hours of sale. Sales shall not begin before 10:00 a.m. and must terminate by 8:00 p.m.
Number of sales. No person shall conduct more than two sales on his or her premises in any one calendar year. A person may have two three-day sales or one six-day sale.
Merchandise. Sales shall offer only used, unwanted items of personal property owned by the resident of the property where the sale is held. No new merchandise shall be offered for sale, nor may new or used merchandise from other sources be brought in and offered for sale.
Garage sales may be advertised through the newspaper or other news media. A sign no larger in size than three feet by three feet may be displayed on the property where the sale is being conducted.
No signs shall be attached to any public signs, light posts or utility poles, except that signs attached to sticks or posts driven into the ground are permissible. Only signs advertising those sales within the limits of the Village of Brockport are permissible. No lighted signs may be used.
The signs shall be displayed only during the sale and shall be immediately removed after the sale.
Zoning. It is not the intention of this chapter to change or amend the zoning regulations of the Village of Brockport.
Any household sales or auctions conducted by persons under contract by the resident of the property shall be exempt from the requirements of this chapter, except as follows:
No more than four professional signs shall be allowed outside the property, and such signs shall be removed upon the close of each sale day.
There shall be no more than one two-day sale at any one property per calendar year.
Sales shall be held between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Whoever shall violate or fail to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed an offender and shall be fined not more than $250, and each day that the violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.