19.055 RUMMAGE SALES.

(1)    DEFINITION.

Rummage Sale shall mean and include all general sales open to the public conducted from or on a residential premise for the purpose of disposing of personal property including, but not limited to all sales entitled “garage”, “lawn”, “yard”, “attic”, “porch”, “room”, “backyard”, “patio”, “flea market”, “estate sales”.

(2)    NUMBER OF SALES PERMITTED.

No person or group of persons may conduct, carry on, operate or run on his/her residential premise, more than six (6) rummage sales in any calendar year. This includes city wide garage sales and events. In addition, each sale may not be held for more than three (3) consecutive days and not be conducted between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

(3)    SIGN REGULATIONS.

Signs advertising rummage sales shall be subject to the following:

(a)    No signs shall be placed within the area of any public land or right-of-way.

(b)    Such signs shall not be located on utility poles, sign posts, traffic control devises, public trees or shrubs.

(c)    All signs, no matter where placed, must be removed within 24 hours of the close of the sale by the owner of the property where the sale was located.

(4)    PENALTY.

The penalty for violation of this section shall be a penalty as provided in Section 19.19 of this Code. Enforcement shall be carried out by the Edgerton Police Department.