DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING
Clark Harrison Building
330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
Special Administrative Permit
Sec. 27-781. Temporary Outdoor Sales of Merchandise. Temporary outdoor sales of merchandise, including flea markets,
may be authorized upon approval of a Special Administrative Permit by the Director of Public Works in the C-1, C-2 and
M districts pursuant to the following requirements:
A. Any applicant for a permit for temporary outdoor sales of merchandise shall have the written
authorization of the owner of the property to use the property for temporary outdoor sales of
B. No such temporary outdoor sales of merchandise shall be conducted on public property, within
any public right-of-way and no display or sales area shall be located within fifty (50) feet of the
C. All applicants for a permit for such temporary outdoor sales of merchandise shall obtain a
D. No such temporary outdoor sales of merchandise shall be approved for a time period exceeding
three (3) consecutive days.
E. No special administrative permit for temporary outdoor sales of merchandise shall be approved
for the same lot or any portion thereof for a total of more than six (6) days in any calendar year.
F. Except as authorized herein by special administrative permit for temporary outdoor sales of
merchandise, all other sales of merchandise shall be conducted within a permanent building
which has a floor area of not less than three hundred (300) square feet and which complies with the requirements of this
chapter, Chapter 7, and all other applicable parts of the Code of Ordinances of DeKalb County.
G. These uses shall be permitted only on developed lots.
H. No temporary buildings, shacks or tents shall be permitted in connection with this use.
I. All activities incident to this use shall be limited to daylight hours only.
J. All displays and equipment incident to this use shall be removed nightly.
K. No operator, employee or representative shall solicit directly to the motoring public.
L. As a part of the application a location map for the activity shall be provided.
I have read the above ordinance and affirm that all temporary sales located at
________________________________________________ will comply with all requirements of this
Dist. ______ LL. ________ Blk. ________ Parcel ________ Zoning District ____________________
Print Name: __________________________________________________
Company Name: __________________________________________________
Sales Time Period: __________________________________________________
Date of Approval: __________________________________________________
Zoning Officer: __________________________________________________
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew A. Baker, AICP
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