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Garage Sale Sign Season
Posted Date:
4/5/2012
When advertising a garage sale in Maryville, please be aware that city laws regulate the location, size, placement and timing of signs advertising such events. All signs are to be removed within 24 hours of the end of the garage sale.
When advertising a garage sale in Maryville, please be aware that city laws regulate the location, size, placement and timing of signs advertising such events. Also, all signs are to be removed within 24 hours of the end of the garage sale. See Section 555.085 of the online ordinances for full details on garage sale signs.

SECTION 555.085:GARAGE SALE SIGNS
Signs for public or private temporary sales located in residential districts (e.g., garage, yard or porch sales) shall be subject to the following provisions:

1. A maximum of five (5) signs may be used for notifying the public of temporary garage sales and yard sales.
2. Each sign shall be no more than four (4) square feet (24" x 24") and each sign shall contain the following information:
  • General statement of a "garage sale" or "yard sale";
  • Location of the garage or yard sale;
  • Dates and times which garage/yard sale shall be occurring.
3. Sign height is limited to three (3) feet from the ground to the highest point of the sign. Signs cannot be affixed to stop signs, street signs, utility poles, speed limit signs or any other object permanently existing in the City right-of-way (R-O-W).
4. Signs must be placed in the ground utilizing a pole, stake, rod, etc.
5. Signs may be placed in the City of Maryville street R-O-W provided they are not obstructing the view of traffic from any direction and must be at least one (1) foot from the curbing of the road.
6. Garage sales, yard sales and the like shall be limited to operating hours of 6:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M. on any given day.
7. All signs from said garage/yard sale sign(s) shall be installed no more than twenty-four (24) hours prior to start of sale and shall be removed from the locations within twenty-four (24) hours from the time of the end of the sale.
8. All signs must be non-illuminated.
9. No person shall post a sign in violation of this Section. Each violation of Subsections (1) through (8) of this Section shall be subject to a fine of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each day said violation occurs.


 

 
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