Garage Sale Form

  • VILLAGE-WIDE GARAGE SALE REGISTRATION FORM

    SUBMIT THIS REGISTRATION FORM BY MAY 13th TO BE INCLUDED ON THE VILLAGE MAPS. 

    Friday May 17th to Sunday May 19th 

    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    For information, Locations of Participating Residences, or to Register: www.mortongroveil.org or Facebook:Village of Morton Grove 

    Questions? Email: CRC@MortonGroveIl.org or Call 847-663-3003

  • I have read and will comply with all Garage Sales regulations on the back of this application. I understand that my garage sale is a private sale and that I am solely responsible for all activities related to the sale and the Village has no liability related to the goods sold or the conduct, safety or security of the operators, sellers, buyers or guests of the sale.

Garage Sale Permit Rules/FAQS

  • For more information, refer to the Title 4, Chapter 9 of the village code. 

    • WHO NEEDS A GARAGE SALE PERMIT? Anyone wishing to host a garage sale (sometimes referred to as a “yard sale”) on residential property in Morton Grove.
    • WHAT CAN BE SOLD AT A GARAGE SALE? Used clothing, household goods, wares and merchandise, owned by the holder(s) of the garage sale permit.
    • WHEN ARE GARAGE SALES PERMITTED? Sales may be conducted only from 9:00 am to 8:00 p.m. on Friday through Sunday. The 2019 Annual Village-Wide Garage Sale will take place from Friday May 17-Sunday May 19.
    • HOW MANY PERMITS ARE ALLOWED PER YEAR? No more than two (2) permits may be issued for any residential premise in a single calendar year. (Joint applications will be counted against the owner/renter of the property where the sales occur. Permits for the Annual Village-Wide Garage Sale are not counted against this limit.
    • WHAT IS THE PERMIT FEE: The garage sale permit fee is $10.00. Permits for the Annual Village-Wide Garage Sale are FREE.
    • WHO CAN APPLY FOR A PERMIT? The owner or tenant where the sale will take place must apply for the permit. Persons living in different Village households may jointly apply for a permit for the same sale at a single residence.
    • WHERE DO YOU APPLY FOR A PERMIT? Permits are issued by the Village’s Finance Department at Village Hall, 6101 Capulina Ave. Morton Grove.
    • WHAT ARE THE SIGNAGE REGULATIONS FOR GARAGE SALES??
      • Only Village of Morton Grove-issued garage sale signs may be used to advertise garage sales for this event.
      • All non-Village-issued signs and items used to draw attention to the sale, including, but not limited to, banners, streamers and loudspeakers, are prohibited.
      • Each sign must have a current Village-issued garage sale permit for the sale to be conducted affixed to the front and back of the sign.
      • Beginning in May 2019, the Village will provide two (2) garage sale signs and four (4) stickers for each permit issued. Additional signs (stickers included) are available for $5.00 each and additional permit stickers are available for $1 each.
      • At least one sign with the affixed permit must be prominently displayed on the premise for which the permit has been issued so that it is easily visible to persons passing by the premises.
      • No more than five (5) Village-issued garage sale signs may be displayed for any one sale.
      • Signs may be displayed only on the date(s) listed on the permit and shall be removed the day the garage sale ends before 9:00 p.m.
      • Signs are not allowed within the public road right-of-way, attached to any fence, post, wall, tree, pole, or upon any other structure in any street, highway, alley, or public place in the Village.
      • Property owner permission is required prior to placing signs on private property.