Garage Sale Ordinance

OC Register Editorializes Against City’s Limitation on Garage Sales

This weekend is one of only four during which Anaheim residents may legally hold garage sales under a 2012 ordinance unanimously adopted by the city council, and the Orange County Register today took the occasion to run a critical editorial: …such a prohibition, especially on something like holding a garage sale at your own home, seems an inherit violation of ...

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Garage Sale Ordinance Strikes The Right Balance

I’d like to provide a counter-point to Matt Cunningham’s criticism of the new garage sale ordinance. Local governments have a great deal of leeway in dealing with public nuisances and upholding community standards. Enacting a limitation on outdoor neighborhood activities like garage sales, the Anaheim City Council acted within its legitimate powers. The purpose of the ordinance isn’t to limit the freedom ...

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