City Surplus

Purchasing Agent

Boyce Evans
(865) 215-2070

400 Main St., Room 667
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Public Notice for City of Knoxville Sales of Surplus Real Property
The City of Knoxville is selling multiple parcels of City-owned, surplus real property via Powell Auction & Realty's online auction site. Click here to view a description of the properties and the sale information. Note that the online bidding ends on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). All properties are sold as is, where is, and with all faults with no financing, inspection, or other contingencies.

Purchasing Division oversees the sale of all City surplus property - including plots of land, Fleet vehicles, office furniture, appliances, playground equipment, tools, computers, camera equipment, etc.


1.) Plots of land are sold as surplus property through either a sealed submission procurement process or through an online auction process that the Powell Auction & Realty Company hosts for the City. 
Click here to view Current Sealed Submissions
Click here to view Properties Being Sold through Online Auction

2.) Fleet vehicles and impounded/confiscated vehicles are sold at auction during vehicle sales held at the City's impound lot, located off of Prosser Road. These auctions take place every two months and are open the general public.
Click here to learn more about upcoming Vehicle Auctions

GovDeals Online Government Surplus Auctions3.) Surplus property
, including Fleet vehicles, office furniture, appliances, tools, computers, etc, is sold online through the GovDeals Online Auction website. Once an item is purchased online, the buyer makes arrangements with the City's Surplus Property Manager, Tim Woods, to pay for and pick-up purchased items.
Click here to view GovDeal Auction Items


Contact the City's Surplus Property Manager, Tim Woods, for more information or to schedule a pick-up. Call 865-257-0586 or email

Purchased City surplus will usually be located at either the City's Impound Lot at Vice Mayor Jack Sharp Rd., Knoxville, TN 37914 (auctioned vehicles) or at the City's Surplus Warehouse at 6388 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919 (general surplus property).