Garage Sales

Garage Sales and Signage Placement

The Quincy Police Department wants to remind citizens who are hosting a Garage Sale in the city of Quincy that it is illegal to post any advertisement on a public right of way or utility pole.


City Ordinance # 31.122 states that it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to post any bills or advertisements, or place any signs, in or on any public property without the authority of the Council, and it shall be unlawful to post any bill or advertisement, or place any sign on any property without the consent of the owner thereof.



Penalty - Any person violating any provision of this Code shall be guilty of a petty offense and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined an amount not less than twenty-five ($25.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00)

The Quincy Police department fields numerous complaints every year from citizens on this topic. If you have any questions about this subject, please don’t hesitate to call the Pro-Act Unit at 217-228-4485.