Yard Sale Information Colonial Heights City Ordinance 187-19 states that a license for yard or garage sales is required. The license is available at the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office, 201 James Avenue, City Hall during regular business hours (8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday). The cost for the license is $5.00. Contact the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office at (804) 520-9280 for more information. No sales are allowed on Sunday. The Yard Sale license includes a Temporary sign permit. Please note the temporary yard sale sign restrictions below.
Yard Sale Sign Restrictions
Yard sale signage shall not exceed 6 square feet per sign.
No more than 3 yard sale signs shall be allowed per event.
All yard sale signs shall be located on private property either on the property where the yard sale is being held or on property on which permission has been granted to display such signs.
Signs may be displayed two days prior to the yard sale event and on the day of the yard sale event until 7:00 pm.
Signs cannot be placed on utility poles or on any public right-of-way.
The list of licensed yard sales will be posted on the City website not later than Friday at 4:00 pm. In order to be included in the on-line list, the host must obtain a yard sale license no later than 3:00 pm on the Friday prior to the yard sale.