Do you know if your town requires a permit to have a yard sale? Do you know there are restrictions on signage and number of days you can hold one? Are you a law breaker because of your yard sale? Can you get a fine if you don't follow a bunch of stupid rules while selling your old golf shoes and baby clothes? Yes, yes you can.

When government officials have a meeting, it's almost always bad for us. Kennewick no longer requires a permit for a private yard sale, but it's $5 for a rummage sale. What the heck is the diff? I dunno. Pasco requires a permit, but it's free. Why bother? Because they had a meeting and said you have to. There are no yard sale rules in Richland! Awesome...they hate meetings, too! Meanwhile in Othello: