Garage Sales

You don't need a permit to host a garage sale in Allen. However, you must follow the City's garage sale rules and sign regulations.

Garage Sale Rules

  • You may host two garage sales in a one-year period.
  • Garage sales must end within three days (72 hours).
  • Merchandise cannot be acquired solely for the purpose of selling on the premises.

Garage Sale Signs

  • You can post three signs advertising your garage sale:
    • One sign at your home
    • Two signs off-site, such as a street corner or neighborhood entrance
  • Signs can be no larger than 2 square feet.
  • Signs are not allowed in City right-of-ways, including medians and parkways.
  • Signs must be removed after sale.