Rummage Sale Rules

The City of Burlington does not require a permit to hold a rummage sale, however, there are a few regulations per chapter 254-4 of the Municipal Code:

  • Rummage/Yard/Garage sales can only be conducted between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • No more than three sales in one calendar year can be conducted from any premises.
  • No sale shall last longer than three consecutive days.
  • Advertisement signs may not be placed in the right-of-way or on any traffic control signs.

The City appreciates your cooperation in following these regulations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact City Hall at 262-342-1161.