Why are there guidelines for a garage sale?
The City of Springfield passed an ordinance for garage and yard sales for the benefit of the citizens. The main concern is when neighborhood problems arise because of garage sales. Another main concern is that of resale. The ordinance clearly states that a garage sale may not be used to sell items purchased for resale.

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1. Do I need to contact anyone before I have a garage sale?
2. How can I advertise my garage sale?
3. How often can I have a garage sale?
4. Is there a fee to register?
5. What about charitable organizations?
6. What can I sell at my garage sale?
7. Why are there guidelines for a garage sale?