Garage & Rummage Sale Permit Applications

Applicants, once you have completed your application entirely (to include reviewing the included applicable Newport News City Code), please mail or bring your completed, signed application with the documents indicated.

The application, complete with all supporting items may be mailed to:

Newport News Police Department
Records Management Division
First Floor
9710 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, Virginia  23605

…or may be brought to one of the following:

  • Records Management Division (9710 Jefferson Ave.) | Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Central Precinct Station (611 Dresden Drive) | Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 4:45 PM
  • North Precinct Station (368 DeShazor Drive) | Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Garage Sale

In addition to your application (PDF), please provide:

  • A form of address verification in the form of:  a driver's license, a utility bill, a voter registration card, of any government-issued document showing your current residential address.
  • A $5 check or money order payable to the City of Newport News (please do not send cash).
Rummage Sale

In addition to your application (PDF), please provide:

  • Written permission from the property owner (if the premises are not owned or occupied by your organization).
  • Proof of tax exemption status (i.e. Federal IRS exemption number).
  • If your group is not a religious or charitable group as set out in Newport News Code Section 31-1(d), (code section included in the application) please enclose a $10 check or money order payable to the City of Newport News (please do not send cash).