Garage Sales

Permits are required for garage sales

By city ordinance, garage sales, rummage sales, yard sales and other such sales require a city permit. Regulating garage sales prevents the accumulation of unsightly cardboard signs littering streets and utility poles. Permits also prevent those who would otherwise conduct constant garage sales from single family homes, and generally keeps residential areas clean and free of constant heavy traffic. Click here for garage sale application.

Residents conducting garage sales, yard sales and other similar such sales must obtain a permit in person at:
Development Services Department
City Annex Building

601 Moore Avenue
 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Office Phone: (361) 777- 4550 


Permits cost $15.00 - Cash, credit card and checks are acceptable forms of payment.

What you get for your permit fee

We provide you with 3 garage sale signs and publish your sale on the city website. Additional signs can be purchased for $3.00 each. The weekly garage sale list is updated each Friday by the close of business. Any permits issued by the police department after the close of business on Friday will not be included in the list below. Signs can be placed on city property and on city right-of-way. Only signs issued by the city can be used to advertise a garage sale.


Address Begin Date End Date Description
121 Driftwood Dr 12/01/2023 12/03/2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Tools, household goods, clothing, Jewelry and Furniture.
2284 Tallow Dr 12/01/2023 12/02/2023 7:00 AM: Household items, clothes, furniture, storage items, and more.
2302 Parkwood  12/01/2023 12/02/2023 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Lawnmower, bikes, clothes, stools, and more.
100 Markham Pl 12/01/2023 12/02/2023 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Furniture, toys, bike, scooter, household items, clothing, plants.
1606 Cheyenne St 12/02/2023 12/02/2023 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Clothing, toys, dishes, Knick knacks, lots of misc.
1103 Lang Rd 12/01/2023 12/02/2023 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Indoor Multi-Family Sale -- housewares, clothing, costume jewelry, pet supplies, small art objects.
1302 Crosby St 12/01/2023 12/03/2023 7:00 AM: Tools, clothes, plates
136 E Janin Cir 12/08/2023 12/09/2023 8:00 AM: clothing, shoes, bed, misc.
1017 Diomede 12/02/2023 12/03/2023 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Moving Sale; women's clothing and accessories, books, 75 plants: many crown of thorns plants, furniture including Duncan Phyfe credenza/buffet, chair and a half, misc. 
112 Walker 12/02/2023 12/02/2023 8:00 AM - 3 :00 PM: Tools, kitchenware, clothing, games, furniture.
202 Cypress 12/01/2023 12/02/2023 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM: Furniture, jewelry, fishing rod, vacuums, walker, knee scooter, plants.
211 Cedar  12/02/2023 12/02/2023 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Clothes, furniture, kitchen, etc.
1601 Moore Ave #2604 12/01/2023 12/02/2023 1:00 PM: Clothing, shoes, knick knacks.