Garage Sale Permits

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All Garage Sales held within the Village of Barrington must obtain a garage sale permit prior to the scheduled date of the sale.

Garage Sale General RegulationsGarage Sale

  • Garage sales are permitted on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Garage sales are permitted between the hours of 9:00 am and sunset.
  • No more than three (3) garage sales may be conducted on the same premises within any calendar year
  • No more than one (1) garage sale may be conducted on the same premises within any thirty (30) day period.

Garage Sale Sign Regulations

  • A garage sale sign is only permitted for garage sales that have obtained a valid garage sale permit.
  • One (1) garage sale sign is permitted per garage sale, except that garage sales on corner lots may have two (2) signs (one per frontage).
  • Garage sale signs may only be posted on private property or on the street right-of-way directly in front of the lot on which the garage sale is being held.
  • Garage sale signs may only be posted on the day(s) of the garage sale and must be removed by 9:00 pm on the last day of the sale.
  • Garage sale signs shall not exceed eight (8) square feet in surface area and five (5) feet in height.
  • Garage sale signs advertising garage sales without a valid garage sale permit and/or signs located off the premises of the sale will be promptly removed and stored at the Public Works facility located at 300 Raymond Avenue.  

Contact Information

NAME  TITLE  EMAIL  PHONE 
Susan Elder   Office Assistant  selder@barrington-il.gov (847) 304-3460 

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