GARAGE SALE POLICY
The City of Emporia's policy on Garage Sales is as follows:
The Definition of a garage sale is: A sale that the person was disposing of his or her own surplus private property and not purchasing items for resale which would be a business.
The policy shall be that anyone conducting a garage sale at any one residential location more than four (4) days within a twelve (12) month period will be considerated as operating a business in a residential zone and will be charged with being in violation of the Zoning Regulations.
Article 29-5 of the Zoning Regulations: PENALTIES
29-501 Any violation of any provision of these zoning regulations shall be deemed to be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of not to exceed $500 for City violations. Each day's violation shall constitute a separate offense.