Vehicles exceeding the limits of a legal load (per the California Vehicle Code) traveling on City Streets must obtain a Transportation Permit through Land Development Engineering.
- Applicants must complete the Transportation Permit Application and return a signed copy via email to LDEpermits@modestogov.com.
- A copy of the check for the appropriate fee shall be submitted with the transportation permit form, with the original check being mailed to: City of Modesto, Attn: Land Development Engineering, P.O. Box 642, Modesto, CA 95353
Transportation Permit Requests must be submitted in a timely manner. Single Trip Permit requests will be review and returned 24 hours after their receipt. Annual permits will be reviewed and returned within 5 days of their receipt.
** Loads that exceed 14 feet high, require a pre-trip by company and notify the City of Modesto Forestry of any conflicts a minimum of 5 days prior to move.
** Loads that exceed 16 feet high require a minimum of 5 days notification.
$15 Single Trip Permit
$85 Annual Permit