Residential Garage/Estate Sale Permits

Permit Required

City Ordinance § 98.50 requires that you obtain a Garage Sale Permit prior to having a Garage Sale.  

  • Garage Sale Permits are issued by property address. Each address is allowed two (2) garage sales per calendar year.
  • A garage sale shall not exceed three (3) consecutive days in duration for each permit.
  • Garage sale may be conducted from 7:00a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sales affected by rain or inclement weather: The City of Mansfield does not have a rain-out policy that will allow you to reschedule your garage sale.

Where to Obtain a Permit

Garage Sale permits are available online


Submit your application online 2 days prior to the Garage Sale allowing time to process application and fee payment.   After you complete the application process, as long as you meet the above requirements, you will receive an e-mail from staff with fee due and and how to coordinate payment. After fees are paid the permit will be issued and you will receive your permit by email, please retain the email until your garage sale is complete.

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In person:

Building Safety Department
City Hall, 1200 E Broad Street, Mansfield, Texas 76063
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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