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 2 garage sales in a one-year period.
  • Garage sales must end within 3 days (72 hours).
  • Merchandise can't be acquired solely for the purpose of selling on the premises.

Garage Sale Signs

  • You can post three signs advertising your garage sale:
    • 1 sign at your home
    • 2 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.