Garage Sale Permits
Any person wishing to have a garage sale must obtain a permit prior to holding the sale. The cost is $11 per permit/sale.
The city permit must be displayed at the site of the sale at all times.
Garage sale permit applications may be submitted by email, mail, or in our drop box located outside City Hall. You may make an appointment to obtain a permit with the Finance Department.
Any resident of San Gabriel conducting a garage sale in the city shall comply with the following:
- Sale shall not exceed two consecutive days;
- Permitted to hold two garage sales each year and must be six months apart;
- Garage sale is considered to be the same as an estate sale, yard sale, etc. Only used merchandise may be sold.
The complete rules and regulations for signage, hours of the sale, placement of merchandise and other regulations may be found on the permit or in the City of San Gabriel Municipal Code 124.016.
Appointments for permits is available in the Finance Department at City Hall up to 4:45 p.m. on the day prior to the sale. Permits may be requested by mail, e-mail or fax as long as the request is received at least three days prior to the sale. Please provide an e-mail address if you would like the permit e-mailed to you. If you request a permit via e-mail the permit will be e-mailed to you the day prior to the sale. There is no need to call City Hall if you haven’t received the permit prior to that time.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Cash and Checks. Credit card payments will include an additional charge of 2.9%.
Please call 626-308-2812 or email for further information.
Garage Sale Permit Application