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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Tag Sale Licenses Available

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Tag Sale License Rules and Regulations

COVID-19 Guidelines for Hosting a Tag Sale:

  • Please wear a mask of face covering
  • Disinfect Items and surfaces throughout the sale
  • Encourage social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • Offer hand sanitizer for customer use 
  • Keep prices rounded to avoid making change
  • Indicate traffic flow on the ground with arrows
  • Let customers bag their own items, if needed
  • 10 person gathering rule applies


  • · Hours of Operation 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • · No more than four tag sales per residence per calendar year.
  • · No notices, advertising or directional signs are to be attached to utility poles per Town by-law, nor shade trees per MA General Law, Chapter 87, Section 9.
  • · All notices shall be removed after last sale date.
  • · This license shall be posted in a conspicuous place during the sale.
  • · Selling food is prohibited under the Board of Health Regulations.
  • · No items shall be left on the curb or property and shall be removed no later than 24 hours after the sale.
  • · Licenses are valid for two consecutive days (or three if Sat-Mon and Monday is a legal holiday).
  • · Licenses are valid the following weekend if the original sale dates are cancelled due to weather.

Penalties

  • · $25.00 per day for holding a tag sale without a license.
  • · $15.00 for each rule violation

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