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Classic Motor Vehicle Auction

Ohio Revised Code Section 4517.021

A Classic Motor Vehicle Auction is to allow persons to hold an auction of classic motor vehicles to the general public.


Classic Motor Vehicle Auction Requirements

A classic motor vehicle is a motor vehicle that is over twenty-six (26) years old.

 
  • A request to hold a classic motor vehicle auction must be submitted requesting the Registrar’s approval not less than thirty (30) days before the planned opening date of the auction.
  • The auction may not last more than two (2) days.
  • No more than four (4) auctions may be held within a twelve (12) month period.
  • The auction must be conducted by the auction services of an auction firm or a licensed auction owner and a licensed auctioneer.

NOTE: A licensed motor vehicle dealer does not need to request approval for a classic motor vehicle auction for their own motor vehicles; however the auction must be conducted by the auction services of an auction firm or a licensed auction owner and a licensed auctioneer.


Download Application

Application to Request a Classic Motor Vehicle Auction (PDF) (Word)