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Welcome to the City of Evanston Yard Sale Site

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Are you looking for upcoming yard sales in Evanston? The locations, dates and times of approved yard sales are viewable in the City’s Upcoming Yard Sale Map.

Are you interested in hosting a yard sale? The City permits house, apartment, garage or yard sales on residential properties. Permits are free and can be obtained by completing the Yard Sale Permit Request online. The City will list your sale at no charge in the interactive yard sale map. 

Yard Sale Permit Guidelines

  • Permitted only on residential property;

  • Permitted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for no more than three (3) consecutive days;

  • Permitted up to three (3) yard sales for any residential property within a twelve month period.

Please review section 6483(A)1 of the Zoning Ordinance for all rules and guidelines pertaining to yard sales.

NOTE: A Yard Sale Permit must be prominently displayed to the public during the time of your yard sale. Please indicate the time and date of the sale on any signs you post. Please be responsible for removing all signs after your sale is over.

Please do not nail signs to trees.

CONTACT: Department of Community Development
2100 Ridge Ave, Room 3510, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone:847/448-4311
Email: Zoning@cityofevanston.org