Those planning to have a garage sale in Midwest City should know that the city has rules and regulations governing garage or yard sales, similar to those in the Oklahoma City limits. So before having a garage sale within the limits of Midwest City, begin with the understanding that you must have a permit to do so or risk citation and even jail time.
PermitsMidwest City garage sale permits are $10 and can be obtained at City Hall, located at 100 North Midwest Boulevard, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
In addition to the permit fee, you must have a picture ID and submit an application specifying the address and dates of the residential sale as well as your personal information. Applicants are provided with 3 signs, and additional signs can be purchased for $1.50 each.
- Each household is limited to 2 garage sales per year.
- A permit is good only for the address listed and for as many as 3 consecutive days.
- If it rains, one can apply for another permit at no additional charge, good for a 30 day period following the initially scheduled dates.
- Only goods owned by the applicant or other garage sale participants may be sold. Items purchased for the purpose of resale are not allowed.
- Signs must be removed within 24 hours after the permit has expired.
- Only signs obtained from Midwest City may be used to advertise the sale.
- Signs can not be placed closer than twelve feet of the curb line.
- For more information, consult the Midwest City ordinance on garage sales. A copy is furnished at the time of application.
FinesFailure to comply with Midwest City ordinance governing garage sales by not having a permit or violating any of the above regulations is punishable by a maximum fine of $200 and/or 30 days in jail.
Current Garage SalesMidwest City keeps a list of current garage sale permits to help shoppers find area sales. The list is updated every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by 5:30 p.m., and the PDF can be found for view or download online. Also, get information on locating garage sales within the limits of nearby Oklahoma City.
ContactsFor further information regarding holding a garage sale in Midwest City and the permit application, contact:
100 N. Midwest Boulevard
Midwest City, OK 73110