Estate and Garage Sales

A permit is required and must be clearly displayed.  Garage and estate sales must be held between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.  Garage and estate sales are not permitted on Sundays.

Garage Sales

Property owner to apply in-person or on-line between 8-1 Monday-Friday by 12 noon two days prior to the start date of the sale in order for the City to install temporary No-Parking signs, if needed, on the street(s).  Bring a form of ID or utility bill that shows the owner’s current property address (i.e. driver’s license or utility bill showing property owner’s current mailing address; address needs to match the property address of which the sale will be held).

Estate Sales

Apply in-person between 8-1 Monday-Friday at least 5 days by 12 noon prior to the start date of the sale in order for the City to install temporary No-Parking signs, if needed, on the street(s).   Bring a form of ID or utility bill that shows the owner’s current property address (i.e. driver’s license or utility bill showing property owner’s current mailing address; address needs to match the property address of which the sale will be held).  The application requires a notarized signature (can be done in City of Alamo Heights offices free of charge if applicant is a resident of Alamo Heights), and if application is completed by an authorized agent, (1) documentation evidencing the agency appointment must be furnished with the application, and (2) a refundable compliance deposit of $500.00 (check made out to ‘City of Alamo Heights’) must accompany the application.

Contact Community Development Services at 210-826-0516 for more information.