Residents of the City of Sylvania wishing to conduct a Yard Sale (Garage Sale, Estate Sale, etc.) must obtain a City Yard Sale Permit. Yard Sale Permits are issued by the city clerk's office at city hall and there is no charge for qualified residents.
Yard sales are allowed only on lots with a house, apartment or other structure utilized primarily as a residence. Yard sales are prohibited on vacant lots and on lots with non-residential structures.
Permits contain the date of the yard sale, the duration of the permit, the address of the yard sale and the name or names of the residents authorized to have a yard sale. Permits must be posted on the premises at all times during the sale. Permits are limited to four per year per person or location. Sales are limited to two days between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and are prohibited on Sundays.
Garage sale permits are required by the City of Sylvania to preserve the quality of life in and around our neighborhoods.