Garage Sale Permits
City of Oklahoma City
Each household can have two garage sales a year with proper permits. (Previously,
garage sales had to be spaced at least six months apart, but you may
now hold them on consecutive weekends.)
Find upcoming garage sales using our garage sale locator.
Garage sale permits are $7 and can be purchased through the following ways:
- Purchase a permit online using a credit card.
- Download a permit application here,
or call the License Division at 405 297-2606 for a "paperless permit." Instead
of a paper form, you get a permit number over the phone to post at your
- You can also get a permit by mail. Request an application at least two
weeks before your sale. We'll mail you an application to fill out. Return
it with a check or money order for $7.
- Go to the License Division, 420 West Main Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
If your City utility account is in good standing, we can add
the charge to your next bill.
Garage sale rules
Garage sale signs and other service signs are not allowed on utility
poles, traffic sign poles, medians or any public right-of-way. You can
put one sign in front of your house. The sign itself can't be larger
than 12 square feet.
You can sell any personal property, but not motor vehicles. You
cannot sell new merchandise, consignment items, or resale items.
A single permit is good for three consecutive days. The
sale must be held at the address listed on it, between the hours of 8
a.m. and 6 p.m.
The maximum fine for conducting a sale without a license is $200
The City of Oklahoma City License Division
420 W Main, Suite 130
Oklahoma City, OK. 73102
Phone: 405 297-2606
Office hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday