Yard Sale Dates for 2018

March 3rd & 4th  
June  2nd  & 3rd 
September 1st & 2nd 
December 1st & 2nd  


The City of South El Monte Municipal Code defines yard sales as any event where personal property is displayed for the purpose of selling such property in, at or up any residential zoned property. The title yard sale embraces any and all of the sister named sales such as “Garage Sale”, “Yard Sale”, “Front Yard Sale”, “Back Yard Sale”, “Home Sale”, “Patio Sale”, “Attic Sale”,“Tag Sale”, “Rummage Sale”, or any similar designations.

Yard sales may only be conducted on the first weekend of the months of March, June, September, and December from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekends are defined as Saturdays and Sundays. A permit is not required to conduct a sale.

All merchandise must be kept on private property and not public right-of-way such as sidewalks and streets. Only two advertising signs (not exceeding 6 sq. ft) may be used and can only be placed on the side conducting the sale. Signage cannot be posted earlier than 24 hours prior to the sale and must be removed on or before 5:00 p.m. on the last day of sale. Individuals who fail to comply with the City’s yard sale regulations are subject to an Administrative Citation, which can range from $100 to $500.

For additional information, please call the City's Code Enforcement Department at (626) 652-3111, ext 3238.