City of Smithville, MO
Clay County
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[Ord. No. 1024 §§1 — 8, 10-14-1986; Ord. No. 1888-99 §§3 — 6, 8-17-1999]
Any citizen living within the City of Smithville, upon private property may promote and conduct a garage sale, estate sale, and/or other such temporary sale as may be needed.
No person(s) conducting garage sales, estate sales or other such sales may exceed three (3) sales per year, each sale not to exceed three (3) consecutive days each.
Exceptions: City wide garage sales, church organizations, civic organizations, local non-profit groups, and executors of estates, are exempt from above time limits listed in Subsection (B).
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00). Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2837-12 §2, adopted May 15, 2012, repealed section 625.020 "billiard and pool halls" in its entirety. Former section 625.020 derived from ord. no. 621 §§1 — 3, 2-9-1976; ord. no. 2088-02 §1, 5-21-2002.
[Ord. No. 673 §§1,2, 5-9-1977; Ord. No. 1545 §1, 5-10-1994]
The practice of going in and upon private residences in the City by persons not having been requested or invited to do so by the owner or occupant of such private residence for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares and merchandise or disposing of or peddling or hawking the same is declared to be a unlawful; provided that this Section shall not apply to any individual or not-for-profit organization engaged in any political, religious, educational, informational, cultural or other non-commercial activity.