Voted April 6, 1982, Article 8; Approved by the Attorney General July 13, 1982
"In order to protect those residents who have an occasional yard sale for the purpose of selling usable items which may otherwise be discarded (i.e. moving, housecleaning, etc.) and to assist the Police Department by informing them of areas of Town where and when there may be traffic problems and to provide for the general health and safety of the public:
It shall be unlawful in the Town of Tisbury to hold a yard sale, garage sale moving sale or other similar sale or personal property without obtaining a permit for a specific two-day period and a specific place of sale at least 10 days in advance from the Board of Selectmen.
No such sale shall continue nor property for sale be displayed for more than the two consecutive days noted on the permit.
No more than 3 such permits shall be issued for any one location or to any one person in a calendar year. Each family participating by selling its property at such a sale shall obtain a permit. Failure to comply with this by-law will result in a fine of not more than $20.00."