City of Bolivar, MO
Polk County
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[R.O. 2009 § 615.010; 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.
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.
Includes any goods, wares, merchandise, articles or other personal property capable of being the object of a sale regulated hereunder.
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
Editor's Note: Ord. No. 3038, §§ I – III, adopted May 10, 2012, repealed Section 615.015, "Permit Required — Sign Removal — Fees," Section 615.020, "Number Of Sales" and Section 615.030, "Notification To Police" in their entirety. Former Sections 615.015 through 615.030 derived from R.O. 2007 §§ 645.020 through 645.030; Ord. No. 732, §§ 2 – 3, 12-14-1978; Ord. No. 2826, § I, 10-9-2008.
[R.O. 2009 § 615.040; 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.
[R.O. 2009 § 615.050; 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.
[R.O. 2009 § 615.060; 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.
[R.O. 2009 § 615.070; 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.