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Garage Sale Regulations
By Amanda Fisher - January 1, 2013

Jefferson Parish Ordinance 18640 established that a permit is required in unincorporated Jefferson Parish for "garage, rummage, yard, craft, and boutiques sales". Regulations for conducting such sales include but are not limited to:

  • Only 2 sales can be held at a particular location in any 12-month period.
  • No signs are allowed on telephone poles, neutral grounds, or on any Parish right-of-way.
  • Sale hours must be between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
  • Sales can last a maximum of 2 consecutive days.
  • The Garage Sale Permit must be prominently posted on the front of the building at all times during the sale.
  • A permit must be obtained for each sale.
  • A $10, non-refundable administrative charge must be paid for each permit.


Permit Application: