Application for a Free Garage Sale Permit (Use any browser other than Explorer)

* All fields are required!   Please allow up to 48 hours for approval.

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Garage Sale Information

  • Only submit ONE application per sale.
  • All garage, estate and yard sales shall be registered with the City of Duncanville. THERE IS NO FEE. Please allow up to 48 hours for approval.
  • Permits are available at the Building Inspection Office, City Hall, 203 E. Wheatland, Duncanville, TX 75116, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • A Permit is required for every sale. The Permit number shall be posted and visible.
  • Each sale shall not exceed four consecutive calendar days and shall not be held on consecutive weekends.
  • Occasional Sales are limited to two during any six month period – (two sales between January – June and two sales between July –­ December).
  • No new merchandise acquired solely for the purpose of resale may be sold at the garage/estate sale. No food sales allowed.
  • Permits are issued to the applicant who is the legal owner or lessee of the property where the sale will be held. Duncanville residents only.
  • Cancellation of Sale: A sale must be cancelled prior to the start of the sale. Contact (972) 780-5041. IF AFTER HOURS, PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH YOUR NAME, ADDRESS AND DATE OF SALE.

Sign Placement and Regulations


  • Signs must show the permit number on the top right corner and shall not exceed four square feet in area.
  • Signs shall not be placed on utility poles, in medians, state right-of-ways or on the property of any other person without permission.
  • Signs shall be placed behind all sidewalks with a minimum ·of 11 ½ feet into the yard from the back of the curb and must be removed after the sale is over.