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A Transportation Permit is required for transportation loads in excess of Caltrans standard height, weight, and length requirements.  This permit is issued by the Engineering Services Department for transportation loads that are in excess of standard height, weight, and length requirements. A permit is needed when the vehicle exceeds any of the following; 8 ½ feet wide, 14 feet tall, 40 feet in length, or 65 foot combined length.  A Transportation Permit is valid for 5 days and permit request must be made at least 1 working day prior to the transport date.

The following information will help you obtain a transportation permit:

When do I need a transportation permit?
This permit is needed when the vehicle exceeds 102" wide, 14' tall, 40' in length or 65' combined length.

How much does this permit cost?
The cost of the permit is $16.00.

How long is this permit valid?
A transportation permit is valid for 5 days.

How far in advance do I need to apply?
The request must be made at least 24 hours prior to the move date.

Are other permits required?
The granting of this permit does not relieve the applicant of the responsibility of obtaining any other permit required by any other public agency (e.g., Caltrans, CHP, Contra Costa County, Town of Danville, City of Dublin).

>>Click here to download Transportation Permit Application Form (pdf)

Key Personnel:

Eric Ramos, Engineering Specialist eramos@sanramon.ca.gov (925) 973-2698
Matt Valenzuela, Engineering Specialist mvalenzuela@sanramon.ca.gov (925) 973-2688


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