Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When do I have to obtain an oversize load permit?
How do I obtain one?

The California Vehicle Code requires an oversize load permit for any load exceeding legal weight or dimensions. That would be loads exceeding 14' high (Section 35250), 8'6" wide (Section 35100), 40' long (single), 65' (truck/trailer), 75' (multi trailers) (Section 35400 & 35401), or 20,000 lbs/axle (Section 35550).
The County issues the Transportation Permit for the unincorporated areas of the County and for several cities within the County. The permit may be obtained over the Internet at the link shown below.

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