Denver Colorado Transport - Oversize/Overweight Permit And Regulations

Denver Colorado Oversize Permits & Escort Information

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Note: For state regulations, see Colorado OD Regulations

Authority to Permit

City traffic engineer is authorized to permit the movement of vehicles; loads or vehicles and loads combined which exceed the maximum height, width or length specified in this article. Such movements shall hereinafter be termed “oversize moves”. (Code 1950, § 525.1-6; Ord. No. 477-00, § 1, 6-19-00)

Issuance of Permits, Rules and Regulations

Permits for oversize moves shall be issued only if the city traffic engineer determines that the oversize moves can be moved over a proposed route with proper regard for the safety and welfare of all persons and property. The city traffic engineer is authorized to adopt rules and regulations to ensure the safe and efficient movement of oversize moves, and to ensure that all persons, agencies or corporations which might be affected by oversize moves, herein termed “affected agencies” are adequately notified of such impending oversize moves. (Code 1950, §525.1-6(1); Ord. No. 477-00, § 1, 6-19-00)

Single Trip and Annual Permits

The city traffic engineer is authorized to issue Single Trip or Annual oversize moving permits for vehicles, loads or equipment which exceed the maximum height, width or length specified in this article. However, no permit shall be issued for a vehicle exceeding 16 feet in height, 17 feet in width, or 130 feet in length. The traffic engineer may place restrictions on any permit to protect safety and property or to eliminate undue interference with efficient traffic operation. (Code 1950, § 525.1-6(7); Ord. No 477-00, § 1, 6-19-00)

For Special Move Permit Requirements and other details see City Code of Denver (Chapter 54, Article XIII) https://library.municode.com/co/denver/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeld=TITIIREMUCO_CH54TRRE_ARTXIIIWELEHEVELO_DIV2OVMO

Below is a list of the cities and where to find their updated permits

The following pages provide links to the city's general guidelines for oversize permits and escorts for over dimensional/heavy haul shipping. City regulations are subject to change. If you find something incorrect let us know and we will verify and update the page accordingly.

Click on the cities below for links to the city's guidelines for permitting oversize loads and escorts for over dimensional / heavy haul shipping. These regulations are subject to change for each state. If something doesn't look correct, give us a shout and let us know so we can property update the page.

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