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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PERSON. Any individuals, association of individuals, partnerships or corporations who or which conduct sales for commission or other remunerations. PERSON shall include a spouse, children, residents of a household, or other residents of a particular residential premises.
PUBLIC SALE. Any sale and delivery or offer of sale and delivery of any household furniture, furnishings, equipment, farm products, goods, wares or merchandise from, in, about or upon a premises, property or residence zoned for residential use within this municipality to which the general public is invited, pursuant to any advertisement including, but not limited to, notice by newspaper, radio, mail, individual flyer, exterior graphic or similar modes of advertising. Excluded from this definition are sales conducted by estate fiduciaries and licensed auctioneers.
YARD SALE. A sale of household goods, furniture, equipment, utensils, appliances, tools, personal clothing or effects, novelty items, glassware, farm products or similar personal property. YARD SALES are also commonly referred to as porch sales, garage sales, attic sales, lawn sales, rummage sales or white elephant sales.
(2003 Code, § 113.01) (Ord. 2698, passed 5-15-1986; Ord. 3479, passed 9-5-2002)