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Yard and Garage Sale Guidelines

Garage and yard sales are permissible as of July 21. These guidelines are intended for anyone planning on hosting or attending a garage or yard sale at a private dwelling such as a house, condominium or apartment. If possible, online garage sale mechanisms are recommended at this time.


1. Information for Sellers

  • Group sizes cannot exceed what is allowable in the current Public Health Order.
  • Do not host an event if you are feeling sick/unwell.
  • Wash hands often and consider providing Health Canada approved (DIN or NPN) hand sanitizer for all attendees.
  • Maintain a physical distance of two metres between individuals. Signs that promote two-metre physical distancing between attendees should be posted.
  • Sales should be held outdoors or, at a minimum, in a well-ventilated area such as a garage with opened doors and windows.
  • Sales are to be hosted by a single family. Group events are not permitted at this time.
  • Clean and disinfect tables and sale items prior to the sale. Tables and other frequently touched items, including sale merchandise, should be cleaned and disinfected throughout the day.
  • Clothing or other fabric items should be laundered prior to sale.
  • Minimize physical contact with attendees.
  • Do not provide food and beverages – complimentary or for sale.
  • For cash transactions, ensure hands are washed or sanitized after handling money. Accept cashless payment if possible.
  • Where the seller agrees with the buyer to have an item picked up (i.e. larger items needing a larger vehicle for transport) outside the hours of the garage sale, the same precautions are to be taken at the time of the pickup.

2. Information for Buyers

  • Gathering sizes must not exceed the current limits as per the Public Health Order.
  • Do not visit garage or yard sales if you are feeling unwell.
  • Practise frequent hand hygiene and bring with you a supply of Health Canada approved (DIN or NPN) hand sanitizer.
  • People should visit sales individually wherever possible. Always maintain a physical distance of two metres between yourself and other non-household members.
  • Avoid handling items and objects for sale unless necessary.
  • Clean and disinfect purchased items where possible. Launder clothing and fabric items.

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