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Garage Sales
Permits are required for garage sales
By ordinance, garage sales, rummage sales, yard sales and other such sales require a city permit. Regulating garage sales prevents the accumulation of unsightly cardboard signs littering streets and utility poles, limits those who would otherwise conduct constant garage sales from single family homes, and generally keeps residential areas clean and free of constant heavy traffic.

Citizens conducting garage sales, yard sales and other similar such sales must obtain a permit from the Building Department at the Public Works Center, 1101 Moore Avenue.

Permits cost $15 cash or check ($20 after-hours and on weekends).  You can purchase an after-hour permit at the Police Department, 1902 Billy G. Webb Drive.

What you get for your permit fee
We provide you with three garage sale signs and publish your sale on the city website.  The weekly garage sale list is posted each Friday by the close of business.  Any permits issued by the police department after the close of business on Friday will not be included in the list below.  Signs can be placed on City property and on City rights-of-way.  Only signs issued by the City can be used to advertise a garage sale.

Need a Table?
The Friends of Portland Library has 6 foot tables for rent.  The cost is $5 per table and the rental is for three days.  To reserve or pick up your tables contact the Bell/Whittington Public Library at (361) 777-0921 during regular business hours.

Upcoming Garage Sales in Portland




2215 Post Oak Dr      TBD
112 Broadway E.      TBD
205 E. Broadway St.  3/22 3/24 Treadmill, clothes, furniture, household items
311 Pebble Beach  3/23 3/24 ESTATE SALE
2204 Matagorda  3/23 3/24 HOURS Friday & Saturday 8am - 2pm
 600 E. Broadway 3/23 3/24 ESTATE SALE - HOURS 8am-2pm Friday & Saturday - 5 bedroom/everything must go
1009 Sacramento St.  3/23 3/24 Multi-Family: Hand tools, designer clothes, household items and much more
 1016 Cupertino 3/23 3/24 Pots-planters, clothes-kids, men's clothes, 2013 showcases
116 Carmel  3/24 3/24 Garage Sale- Proceeds raised going to help cancer patient
 1510 Crestview Dr. 3/24 3/24 Furniture, tools, name brand clothes, baby items, bricks
1305 Wildcat Dr.  3/24 3/24 Proceeds for Relay of Life
 2212 Memorial Pkwy 3/24 3/24 Household items, baby clothes, toys
 2127 Bay Breeze 3/24 3/24 NO EARLY BIRDS - Lawn equipment, household items, kids toys (action figures), art desk
 1808 Baffin Dr. 3/24 3/24 MOVING SALE - Furniture, household items, toolbox
 1501 Crosby 3/24 3/24 Furniture, household items, toys, clothes
 2206 Memorial Pkwy 3/23 3/25  
110 Ann Dr.  3/23 3/25 MOVING SALE - Pressure washer, 6ft stuffed bear, clothes, household items
107 Chase  3/24 3/25 Garage Sale- Clothes, House Hold Items
300 Nicklaus  3/24 3/25 Garage Sale- Clothes, Furniture, T.V.
 604 Seco Dr. 3/24 3/25  
 2306 Park Wood Dr. 3/24 3/25 MOVING SALE - Electronics, tools, furniture
 1116 Santa Catalina  3/24 3/25  
 1114 Santa Catalina 3/24 3/25  
1027 Santa Catalina  3/24 3/25 Baby items (boy) & toys, maternity clothes, kitchen & household items
204 Pacific Dr.  4/7 4/7 Furniture, teen clothes, fishing rods, exercise equipment, household items
100 Markham pl  4/13 4/13 Garage Sale:  Toys, Starter plants and Potted Plants, Furniture, Clothing, House Hold Items


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