OVERSIZE AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Types of PermitsYEARLY OVERSIZE PERMITS: ($500.00 per year)
These permits are for vehicles and loads which exceed the legal limitations on length, width, height or projecting loads but do not exceed legal weight limitations.
These vehicles and loads may not exceed 90 feet in length, 12 feet in width, 25 feet rear overhang or 14 feet 4 inches in height. These permits are valid for those days specified on the permit and may exclude holidays or certain other days. If the load being transported does not project beyond the boundaries of the vehicle, and the width and length of the vehicle and load do not exceed legal limitations, then traveling will be allowed during moderate rain, at night and on holidays.
These permits do not allow additional length for specialized hauling equipment (i.e. car
haulers, boat haulers, dromedary units). The legal length of these types of equipment is
75 feet non-inclusive of a 3 foot front overhang and a 4 foot rear overhang.
These permits may be issued on regular permit forms or on computer generated forms
from the Truck Permit Office or the Louisiana Truck Center.