California Manufactured Home Transport Regulations

Laws On Moving Oversize Manufactured Buildings by State

MANUFACTURED HOMES

Single Trip Permit

Manufactured Homes Maximum limits: 

  • Width – 14’0″
  • Length – 105’0″ (80’ maximum for housing, includes tongue).
  • Height – 3″ vertical clearance of lowest structure on permitted route.
  • Weight – 6,000 lbs. maximum per axle under towed unit.

Permits are available only to transporters or licensed manufacturers and dealers (CVC 35790(2)(e).

Annual Permits

10’ WIDE MANUFACTURED HOME

  • Width – 10’0”
  • Length – 105’0″ (80’0″ maximum for housing, includes tongue)
  • Height – 14’0″
  • Weight – 6,000 lbs. maximum per axle under towed unit
  • Range – Statewide, except on restricted routes.

Permits are available only to transporters or licensed manufacturers and dealers (CVC 35790)(2)e). In this case, a transporter is one who is in the business of moving manufactured homes and possesses an HCD decal.

12’ WIDE MANUFACTURED HOME

  • Width – 12’0″
  • Length – 105’0″ (80’0″ maximum for housing, includes tongue)
  • Height – 14’0″
  • Weight – 6,000 lbs. maximum per axle under towed unit
  • Range – Statewide Arterial System.

Permits are available only to transporters or licensed manufacturers and dealers (CVC 35790)(2)e). In this case, a transporter is one who is in the business of moving manufactured homes and possesses an HCD decal.

Manufactured Housing maximum length/width

Maximum Width: 16′-0″ including eves. No hardship program.

– Units 12′-0″ wide or less require a tractor not less than 6,500 pounds.

– Units greater than 12′-0″ wide require a tractor not less than 9,500 pounds.

Maximum Length: 80′-0″ unit length including tongue.

Maximum Combination Vehicle Length:

– 105′-0″ for a two-axle power unit.

– Unlimited for a power unit with three or more axles.

Manufactured Housing Unit permits can only be issued to licensed dealers, manufacturers, and haulers.

Cost:

Single Trip* ($16): 7 Consecutive Days Duration. A single trip permit is from a single origin to a single destination in one direction of travel.

Annual ($90): One-Year Duration. Available for certain envelope loads or specific vehicles on specified highways.

Repetitive ($90): Maximum of 90-Day Duration. Basically a single trip permit for the delivery of the same load over the same route on a repeated basis (i.e., Overwidth pipe to a project).

Source of information: https://dot.ca.gov/-/media/dot-media/programs/traffic-operations/documents/f0018192-19900223-ch02.pdf

https://dot.ca.gov/programs/traffic-operations/transportation-permits/faq

Below is a list of states and their oversize regulations

Click on the states below for links to the state's guidelines for hauling oversize manufactured building. 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.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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