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5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

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COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

Due to the Declaration of Emergency order by the City of Haltom City, issued March 18, 2020, the Planning & Community Development Department will be following these guidelines until further notice:

  • Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning & Zoning meetings will be cancelled until further notice.
  • All interactions between staff & the public will done through video conference, phone or by appointment only.

Please call 817-222-7730 if you have any questions.

Planning & Community Development

City Hall
5024 Broadway Ave.

Haltom City, TX  76117


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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday


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Garage Sale Permits

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
City Hall - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-222-7730
garage sale permit application:
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Although City Hall remains closed due to COVID-19...and with it the permitting office, garage sale permits can still be obtained by calling the permitting office at 817-222-7730.

Garage sale permits are issued based on regulations as defined in Ordinance O-2019-028-01. Permits must be obtained at City Hall, in the Planning & Permitting Department during business hours. Proof of residency...such as a driver's license, passport, State issued identification card or water bill, is required. Proof of residency must be of the address where the garage sale is taking place.


  • Sale of merchandise shall be restricted to permitted premises only.
  • No new merchandise acquired for resale shall be permitted.
  • Duration of each sale shall not exceed 3 consecutive calendar days.
  • No person shall hold or receive a permit for the same address more than 4 times per calendar year (January 1 through December 31).
  • The permit fee is $7

Sign Stipulations

 Signs advertising a garage sale may only be posted in compliance with the requirements of Chapter 82 of the Code of Ordinances as follows:

  1. Signs shall not exceed 2-1/2 square feet in sign area and shall not exceed 2-1/2 feet in height and shall not be illuminated.
  2. Signs may only be posted on the premises where the garage sale is being conducted and where there is an existing residential use.
  3. Signs may be posted for not more than three (3) days beginning on the day the garage sale begins.
  4. Signs shall be removed at the close of garage sale activities or by 8:00 p.m., whichever occurs first.
  5. Signs shall not be posted on a utility pole, traffic signal, sign pole or any public right-of-way.
  6. A person conducting a garage sale shall place the permit issued by the City on the front door of the dwelling at which the sale is to be conducted in a manner so that the permit is clearly visible from the street at all times while the garage sale is being conducted.

Rain Check Policy

Inclement weather or other acts of God that result in the cancellation of a scheduled sale shall not be counted against the frequency of sales permitted, provided the Applicant notified the City on the next regular working day after such cancellation. Permit fees shall not be refunded in the event of such cancellation.

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