Garage Sales


  • Dallas City Code Section 7.510 states that no individual or group of individuals shall hold a garage sale without first obtaining a permit.
  • The only off-premise signs permitted are the signs issued by the City.
  • There is a $15 deposit for the sign, which is refunded when the sign is returned.
  • There is no charge for the permit.
Applications for permits are available at the:
Finance Department
187 S.E. Court St.
Dallas, OR 97338

You may also download the application online.

Notice of Change to Garage Sale Sign Deposit

(Per Resolution No. 3331, approved by City Council September 21, 2015)
Effective June 1, 2016, the garage sale sign deposit will be $15.00.  Upon return of the sign, in satisfactory condition, $10.00 of the $15.00 will be returned to the customer.  Deposit must be paid with cash or check.  If the garage sale sign is not returned within the time frame listed on the permit or if the sign is damaged, the deposit will be forfeited.