Garage Sale Permit Application Instructions and Regulations

East Bank Office
Joseph S. Yenni Building
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 101
Jefferson, LA 70123
Phone: (504) 736-6957

West Bank Office
1855 Ames Blvd., Suite A
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 364-3512

Garage Sale Permits may now be applied and paid for online through My Permit Now at Step-by-step instructions can be found here. If you need technical support when applying, please call My Permit Now at 1-866-957-3764.


Jefferson Parish Ordinance 18640 established that a permit is required in unincorporated Jefferson Parish for "garage, rummage, yard, craft, and boutiques sales". Regulations for conducting such sales include but are not limited to:

  • Only 2 sales can be held at a particular location in any 12-month period.
  • No signs are allowed on telephone poles, neutral grounds, or on any Parish right-of-way.
  • Sale hours must be between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
  • Sales can last a maximum of 2 consecutive days.
  • The Garage Sale Permit must be prominently posted on the front of the building at all times during the sale.
  • A permit must be obtained for each sale.
  • A $10, non-refundable administrative charge must be paid for each permit.