Menu
  1. How Do I?
  2. Business
  3. Government
  4. Residents
  5. Departments
    1. Animal Shelter
    2. Commissioner of the Revenue
    3. Commonwealth Attorney
    4. Communications Office
    5. Community Development
    6. Economic Development
    7. Electric
    8. Finance
    9. Human Resources
    10. Parks and Recreation
    11. Police
    12. Real Estate
    13. Registrar's Office
    14. Rescue Squad
    15. Salem Fire-EMS
    16. Salem Public Library
    17. Sheriff's Office
    18. Street & General Maintenance
    19. Technology Systems
    20. Treasurer's Office
    21. Water & Sewer Dept
  6. Tourism
  7. Downtown
  8. Report a Problem
PHONE:  (540) 375-3019|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:  commissioner@salemva.gov
MAIL:  P.O. Box 869, Salem, VA 24153 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Yard Sales

PHONE:  (540) 375-3019|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:  commissioner@salemva.gov
MAIL:  P.O. Box 869, Salem, VA 24153 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

A permit is required to hold a yard sale on any property located in the City of Salem Pursuant to City of Salem Code Sec. 22-83. Permits cost $5 and are good for up to three consecutive days.

Yard sale permits must be issued in the property owners name unless the property is a rental dwelling. For rental dwellings permits may be issued in the lessee’s name.

Property owner’s name, location of sale, and dates of sale must be provided to issue the permit.

Only two (2) sales are permitted per address per calendar year.

Permits can be obtained any time before the day of the sale.

Written permission is required from the property owner for any sale being held on commercial property.

Rain Dates may be issued if you are not able to have your sale any of the days listed on your permit because of weather. Permits must be brought to the Commissioner’s office the following week in order for a rain date to be given.

Further Regulations can be found in Salem Code Sec. 22-83 below

(link to Sec. 22-83. –Yard Sales, Garage Sales, Estate Sales, Etc.)