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State and Federal Surplus Services

To help government entities curb costs, State and Federal Surplus Services of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services facilitates the recycling of supplies within government.  Prices are considerably lower than buying new. Nearly half of the surplus items are purchased by another government entity. The remaining items are sold at public auctions.

Upcoming Auctions

Next Warehouse Auction: Nov. 19

Next Vehicle Auction: Oct. 15

Location for Vehicle and Warehouse Auctions: 4200 Surface Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228

Auction Hours:  Bidder registration begins at 8 a.m.; Auction begins at 9 a.m.

 

Upcoming Special (Off-Site) Auctions: 

Auction Dates and Directions

Warehouse Auctions

Next Warehouse Auction Information

Inventory Pictures

Auction Dates and Directions

Pricing Guide

Pick-up Information: Monday-Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. following the auction.

The State of Ohio assumes no responsibility for any written, non-written condition or oral statements about items listed above. 
TERMS: Cash, Credit and Debit cards (Visa, Discover, MasterCard: Only) accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS! Credit and Debit cards accepted with a 3% SERVICE FEE. Payments must be made in full, day of sale. NO EXCEPTIONS! All items must be removed by Wednesday at 4 p.m. following the auction. Warehouse will remain open until 6 p.m. on the day of the auction. Certain methods of payment subject to IRS regulations. All participants must register day of auction.

Vehicle Auction

Next Vehicle Auction Information

Current Inventory (for surplus program members only)

Previous Auction Items - Previous vehicle auction prices will be available on the Tuesday after each auction.

Hours of Operation and Information

Auction Dates and Directions

Pick-up Information: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. following the auction.

Vehicles may be inspected the week before the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and vehicles may be started only on the day before the auction 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

The State of Ohio assumes no responsibility for any written, non written condition or oral statements about these vehicles. All vehicles must be PAID IN FULL on the day of the auction. All vehicles are sold "AS-IS" with no warranty. Temporary tags are no longer available. TERMS: Cash, Credit and Debit cards (Visa, Discover, MasterCard: Only) accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS! Credit and Debit cards accepted with a 3% SERVICE FEE. Payments must be made in full, day of sale. NO EXCEPTIONS!! All vehicles must be removed by Friday following the auction. Certain methods of payment subject to IRS regulations. All participants must register day of auction.

Special (Off-Site) Auctions

Off-Site Auction Details

The State of Ohio periodically declares a large variety of articles to be surplus to their needs and commissions them to be sold to the highest bidder. Organizations, individuals and the general public are encouraged to attend this great offering of many usable items.

For all auctions at the 4200 Surface Road location, a large newspaper ad will appear in the Columbus Dispatch on the Sunday preceding the auction in the "Public Auction" section highlighting the property for sale. Due to heavy equipment being used, no children under the age of 12 will be permitted in the warehouse facility or auction area.

Auctioneer's Note: Typically, all articles shown or listed are subject for use in or sale to other State agencies until the auction. Actual items shown or listed may not be available the day of the auction. All sales to the highest bidder with no minimum or reserve bids. Review of articles to be sold possible only on the day of the auction beginning at 9:00 a.m.

TERMS: Cash, Credit and Debit cards (Visa, Discover, MasterCard: Only) accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS! Credit and Debit cards accepted with a 3% SERVICE FEE. Payments must be made in full, day of sale. NO EXCEPTIONS! Deadlines for removal of property and auction hours may vary for each off-site auction. Certain methods of payment subject to IRS regulations. All participants must register day of auction.

Hours of Operation

The regular hours of operation for the warehouse and vehicle lot are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and for deliveries/pickup 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The surplus office will be closed two weeks before and two weeks after scheduled vehicle and warehouse auction dates.

Surplus Information and Policies