City of Pevely, MO
Jefferson County
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[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
A. 
No person shall conduct any yard sale, as defined herein, unless and until the person desiring to conduct such yard sale obtains a permit from the City of Pevely City Clerk in accordance with the terms and conditions contained in this Chapter 635. There shall be no fee for the permit.
B. 
Persons of more than one (1) residence may join in obtaining a permit for a yard sale to be conducted at the residence of one (1) such residence, in accordance with this Chapter 635.
C. 
A subdivision may join in obtaining a permit for a yard sale. An applicant must bring in a list of homes that are participating in the sale, including the names of the persons conducting the sales at each address. The number of homes participating must be a minimum of ten percent (10%) of homes in the subdivision to qualify for this classification. Persons and/or homes participating in a subdivision yard sale may only do so in accordance with this Chapter 635.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
As used in this Chapter 635, the following terms, phrases, words, and their normal derivations will have the meanings given herein:
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.
YARD SALE
The sale of goods offered to the public conducted at a single-family, dual-family or multifamily residential dwelling place. Yard sales are intended to encompass what is commonly called "garage sales," "patio or porch sales," "yard sales," "attic sales," "rummage sales," "moving sales," or any other similar sale.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
The permit shall set forth and restrict the date, time and location of such yard sale; the name and address of the applicant and the names of persons conducting such sale; and dates of any other yard sales conducted at that location and by the persons conducting such sale within the current calendar year. It shall contain the signature of the applicant and the City Clerk personnel approving such permit. The form of the permit is set forth in Exhibit A.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the City offices.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
A person conducting a yard sale must display the yard sale permit on the premises during the time the yard sale is conducted in a conspicuous place visible to the public.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
A. 
It shall be unlawful to conduct more than eight (8) yard sales at the same location within any calendar year, and no more than one (1) per month.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct more than eight (8) yard sales, regardless of the location of such yard sales, within any calendar year.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
A. 
It shall be unlawful to conduct a yard sale lasting for more than two (2) days, whether consecutive or non-consecutive, within any seven-day time period.
B. 
No item which is to be disposed of as a part of a yard sale shall be displayed more than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the beginning of such yard sale or for twenty-four (24) hours after the ending time of the last day of the yard sale.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
A. 
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a yard sale on any public property, signs, posts, or poles, including but not limited to street signs and posts; traffic signs and posts; and public utility poles.
B. 
Any sign erected, placed, posted or marked advertising such yard 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 by the person or persons conducting such yard sale. Any sign erected, placed, posted, or marked advertising a yard sale must be in compliance with any applicable sign ordinances or regulations.
[Ord. No. 1311 §1, 9-16-2013]
No goods offered for sale at yard sales shall be displayed on any public street or right-of-way.
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No permit issued under this Chapter may be transferable or renewable.
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Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a violation of the City Ordinances and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined a sum of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisoned for not more than ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day during which any violation of this Chapter continues or exists shall be deemed to be a separate violation.