City of Duquesne, MO
Jasper County
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[R.O. 2004 § 610.140; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.200), 12-11-2000; Ord. No. 108 § 1, 2-12-2001]
No person shall advertise, conduct, carry on or permit any garage, patio, yard, tailgate or rummage sale on the grounds of or within any dwelling within the City more than four (4) times in any one (1) year, nor less than thirty (30) days before or after any such sale on the grounds of or within such dwelling; however, this Section shall not apply to any person conducting any such sale under and pursuant to a valid merchant's license issued by the City or to any sale by the executor, administrator or guardian of an estate; provided, further, that all items for sale in or used exclusively for the rummage sale shall be removed from sight at the conclusion of the rummage sale.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.150; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.210), 12-11-2000]
Before any person shall have any such sale as described in this Article other than those to which this Article does not apply, he/she shall apply for and be issued a permit by the Clerk of the City of Duquesne.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.160; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.220), 12-11-2000]
The Clerk of the City of Duquesne shall issue a permit required by this Article to the applicant, and the fee for the permit shall be an amount of one dollar ($1.00) per day.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.170; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.230), 12-11-2000]
No sale for which a permit is required by this Article shall be held or scheduled for more than three (3) calendar days.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.180; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.240), 12-11-2000]
Each permit issued under the provisions of this Article shall set forth the name of the person holding or conducting the sale, the location of the sale and the date such sale is to be held.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.190; Ord. No. 106 § 1(52.250), 12-11-2000]
Schools, churches and non-profit organizations may carry on rummage sales of miscellaneous items for the benefit of the organization only, with no restriction on the number of days when the sale is conducted on school, church or commercial property.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.200; Ord. No. 116 § 1(52.260), 9-17-2001]
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Clerk may deny a permit to any person who has conducted a rummage sale within the City of Duquesne in violation of the terms of a permit issued pursuant to this Article within twelve (12) months of the time application for a new permit is made.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.210; Ord. No. 119 § 1(52.270), 10-8-2001; Ord. No. 18 § 1, 6-9-2003]
Notwithstanding the provisions of this Article, on the first Saturday in May and on the first Saturday in October of each year, any person may conduct a one-day rummage sale within the City without a permit. Moreover, conducting a one-day rummage sale on said Saturdays shall not be counted as one (1) of the four (4) allowable sales per year described in Section 610.170 of this Code.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.220]
All signs advertising a rummage sale must have the address and date of the sale legibly printed upon the sign, and rummage sale signs may be displayed no more than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the beginning of the rummage sale and no more than twenty four (24) hours following the end of the rummage sale.
[R.O. 2004 § 610.230]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.