Garage Sale Permit

All garage sales within the City of Bridgeton require a permit.  You can fill out a permit application here, or in person at City Hall during regular business hours (8:30am - 5:00pm).  ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 3:00PM THE DAY BEFORE THE SALE.  

Prior to filling out and submitting the application, please review the following:

Section 205.445  

Garage or Other Sales On Residential Premises. [1]  

 [Ord. No. 93-22 §1, 3-17-1993; Ord. No. 94-28 §1, 5-4-1994]

A. All so-called "garage sales" or other sales involving the offering for sale of multiple items of personal property on property zoned and occupied as "residential" shall be subject to the following rules and regulations:

1. No person shall accept or take in for sale any goods from any commercial business or enterprise on a consignment basis.

2. Not more than four (4) such sales per year shall be held at the premises if occupied by the same family or any member of such family.

3. Any sale conducted pursuant to the provisions hereof shall not extend in excess of two (2) days.

4. Garage sale signs can only be displayed in accordance with Section 515.070 Subsection 7 as set forth in the Code of Ordinances for the City of Bridgeton, Missouri.

B. A permit must be obtained from the City to conduct such sales. There shall be no charge or fee for the permit. The permit shall be displayed and available for inspection by the City.

C. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to or affect persons selling goods pursuant to an order of process of a court of competent jurisdiction or persons acting in accordance with their power and duties as public officials or in the capacity of auctioneers at a public sale.