[R.O. 1993 § 630.010; CC 1969 § 24A-11; Ord. No. 2140 § 1, 6-27-1977]
For the purpose of this Article, the following terms, phrases, words and their normal derivations will have the meanings given herein:
- GARAGE AND/OR YARD SALE
- A sale of goods for profit offered to the public conducted at a single-family, a dual-family or a multi-family residential dwelling place.
- 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.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.020; CC 1969 § 24A-12; Ord. No. 2140 § 2, 6-27-1977]
It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct more than two (2) garage and/or yard sales at the same location within any calendar year, provided that no more than one (1) such sale takes place as aforesaid during each six-month period of such calendar year.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.030; CC 1969 § 24A-13; Ord. No. 2140 § 3, 6-27-1977]
Any person proposing to conduct a garage and/or yard sale must obtain a permit from the City Collector by payment of one dollar ($1.00) to said City Collector and must notify, in writing, the Police Department of the place where such sale is to be conducted, the dates of such sale and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the persons responsible for conducting such sale. Said permit issued by the City Clerk shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the property where the garage and/or yard sale is being conducted.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.040; CC 1969 § 24A-14; Ord. No. 2140 § 4, 6-27-1977]
It shall be unlawful to conduct a garage and/or yard sale lasting longer than two (2) days' duration.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.050; CC 1969 § 24A-15; Ord. No. 2140 § 5, 6-27-1977]
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a garage and/or yard sale on any public property, including street signs and posts, and traffic signs and posts, or on any public utility pole. Any such sign erected, placed, posted or marked on non-public property advertising such garage and/or yard sale shall be removed on or before the last day of such sale. The person responsible for conducting any such garage and/or yard sale shall be responsible for removing any such sign.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.060; CC 1969 § 24A-16; Ord. No. 2140 § 6, 6-27-1977]
No person shall accept or take in for sale, any goods from any commercial business or enterprise on a consignment basis.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.065; Ord. No. 2725 §§ 1 – , 5-22-2000]
[Ord. No. 3027, 12-20-2010]
The Malden Community Center is permitted to sponsor a yard sale or marketplace up to a frequency of four (4) times per year so as to develop and promote economic activity and also to provide a sales venue for craftsmen, produce farmers and other individuals who may have items for sale for which there is not now an appropriate venue.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.070; CC 1969 § 24A-18; Ord. No. 2262 § 1, 10-26-1981]
For purposes of this Article, the term "flea market" shall mean the sale of goods or personal property conducted at a place of business and not at a private residence, but shall not include merchants who sell goods at retail or wholesale.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.080; CC 1969 § 24A-19; Ord. No. 2262 § 2, 10-26-1981]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a flea market within the City without first obtaining a license therefor from the City. The annual fee for such license shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00) plus ten dollars ($10.00) for each booth or stall in the flea market.
[R.O. 1993 § 630.090; CC 1969 § 24A-20; Ord. No. 2262 § 3, 10-26-1981]
It shall be unlawful for any person, while selling goods at a flea market, to place, display or offer for sale any goods upon the public streets, sidewalks or alleys of the City.