Yard Sale Permits

Yard sale permits are required for all sales held within the city limits of Dothan. There is no charge for a yard sale permit. Please keep in mind:

  • Only three (3) yard sale permits are permitted per person or per address each calendar year.
  • Sales may be two (2) days in duration and last for ten (10) hours each day.
  • In case of rain, call Permits & Inspections at (334) 615-4450 to reschedule within two (2) days following the scheduled sale.
  • No advertisements for the sale are permitted in medians, on utility poles, on street signs, or on right-of-ways. 
  • No foods may be sold.
  • Items acquired specifically for resale are prohibited.

How do I apply for a Yard Sale Permit?

  • Apply Online
  • Apply in-person at the Customer Service Center, located on the 1st floor of the Dothan Civic Center
  • Email application to yardsales@dothan.org
  • Mail application to Permits & Inspections, Room 315, P.O. Box 2128, Dothan, AL 36302
  • Fax application to (334) 615-4109
  • Call (334) 615-4450

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