Apply for a Garage Sale Permit

Would you like to host a garage sale in the City of Miami? The City requires a permit to host a garage sale at a residential property in order to protect local businesses. Without a permit, you risk getting a fine. 



TIP: Keep in mind, you need to submit your application at least ten business days before the requested date.

Determine Your Eligibility.

The City of Miami allows residents to hold two garage sales per year (over the same 12 month period). If you've already held two garage sales in a 12 month period, you will be able to host another one (1) year from the date of the first garage sale. 

Prepare Documents.

You will need:

  • Proof of ID/Driver's license
  • Proof of home ownership or letter from owner (see below)

Get Permission from Property Owner.

If you are the property owner, please provide a copy of your deed or a Dade County property search with your name on it. If you are a renter, you will need to get written permission from the property owner or their designated representative stating that you may hold a garage sale on their property (include the exact address) on the designated date.

NOTE: This letter must be notarized. 

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Apply for a Garage Sale Permit.

Follow the link below to complete the garage sale permit form. 

You are able to log in to the permit system with a Google email and password, or you can create an account. Once you are logged in, select Garage Sale Permit from the dropdown menu.

You will receive a response via email within one business day of your application. 

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