Mecklenburg County Business Tax System

City of Charlotte Garage and Attic Sale License

A Yard Sale License is required whenever conducting an attic sale, garage sale, yard sale, or similar type sale within Charlotte city limits. Failure to obtain a license can result in a fine. To obtain a license, please begin by entering the following information:

Local Printer Required
A local printer is required for printing the license after the payment is accepted. The license will be available for printing up to the date of the yard sale.

To obtain a license in person (cash only)
Office of the Tax Collector
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Yard/Attic Sale Licenses have resumed after a brief suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the sole responsibility of the license holder to comply with all COVID-19 Executive Orders.