A permit from the City Clerk's office is required to conduct a garage sale. Unlawful garage sales are subject to being shut down and citations issued. It is not permissible to post advertising for garage sales on utility poles, trees, and city property including the lawn area at the curb. Permission must be obtained in writing from the owner of private property allowing the use of their property for advertising. Garage sale signs must include the permit number. Improper signs are subject to confiscation and the owner subject to receiving a citation.