Maybe moving on in October should be a law, he thought. New national motto: EVERYBODY LEAVES IN OCTOBER. You get your PackingPermit in August, give your required week’s notice in mid-September, then—
Question 1: In this case, what's the meaning of 'PackingPermit'?
Question 2: What's the meaning of 'required week’s notice'? ( give your required week’s notice == must hand in your notice ( for leaving ) one week in advance? Here, required == must? )