Yard/Garage sales are intended to allow citizens to sell unwanted household or personal items, furniture, tools or clothing. A yard or garage or sale does not include new merchandise or other items purchased for resale.
Yard/garage sales are allowed in the City of Moreno Valley with a maximum of three sales per residence per year. Yard/garage sales cannot be held continually from weekend to weekend.
No permit is required to have a yard/garage sale.
Yard/garage sale merchandise cannot be displayed or conducted on public property, which includes sidewalks, streets, alleys and parkways.
After three yard/garage sales per year the City can cite the resident and/or property owner. If additional yard or garage sales are reported after the citation, possible penalties include, but are not limited to:
- issuance of a written notice of violation/ warning documenting the violations
- issuance of administrative citation that carries a fine of $100 - $500 per violation per day
- a criminal citation to court
- a property lien