View Full Calendar of Events

Garage Sales

Community Development Building 305 SW A St. Bentonville, AR 72712
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: (479) 271-3107 Fax: (479) 271-5906
Quick Links

The City of Bentonville no longer requires a permit to hold a garage sale.
However, regulations still apply.


Individual Garage Sales:

  • Two (2) yard sales within a one year time frame.

  • Keep your sale to no more than three (3) days in length

  • Only post signs three (3) days prior to sale

  • Remove the signs within twenty-four (24) hours after the sale

  • The signs must include the address and dates of the sale

  • Place the signs behind the sidewalk or 10’ (10 feet) from the back of the curb where there is no sidewalk

  • Signs must not exceed six (6) feet in area

  • Signs are allowed to be placed on the property where the sale is being held

  • One (1) sign is permitted at the major intersection nearest to the property where the sale is being held.


Neighborhood Garage Sales:

  • A neighborhood yard sale sign can advertise for a neighborhood yard sale event when a minimum of three households within the same subdivision have individual yard sales simultaneously.

  • Sign can be posted up to 7 days prior to the sale and must be removed one (1) day after the event.

  • Signs need to include date(s) of the sale and, at a minimum, the site address of the coordinator of the event.

  • The sign can be up to 32 square feet.

  • One (1) sign can be placed per subdivision entry and must be attached to a permanent subdivision entry sign.

  • If no subdivision entry sign exists, the sign shall be attached to a fence or building near the subdivision entry.