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Rules for Garage Sales

  • You do not need a licence from the City to hold a garage sale
  • A maximum of 3 garage sales per calendar year may be held from one location and for no longer than 3 consecutive days
  • Holding garage sales longer than the allotted times requires a development permit and business licence
  • Garage sale holders are liable and obligated to ensure the items sold at a garage sale are safe and have not been recalled by the manufacturer for the product
  • For a listing of items that should not be sold, please visit Health Canada or view Facts for garage sale vendors
  • Garage sale signs must not be posted on City property

To Register a Complaint

  • Provide a complainant's name, address and telephone number
  • Observations about the number and duration of sales
  • Fill out a witness statement form and appear in court as a witness should a ticket be issued and contested.

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm


In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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