OVERSIZE AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Types of PermitsOFF-ROAD EQUIPMENT PERMIT–ANNUAL NON-CRITICAL: ($1,000.00 per year)
Off-Road Equipment Permit (Annual Non-Critical)
This permit is for vehicles that are classified as Non-Critical Off-Road Equipment. In general, included in this category are vehicles that have single-single, single-tandem, or tandem-tandem axle configurations that do not exceed 30,000 pounds on a single axle or 54,000 pounds on a tandem axle. Reasonable oversize dimensions will be covered as well; however, all appropriate escort regulations will apply. The permit allows for travel throughout Louisiana on highways designated on the “LA DOTD APPROVED TRAVEL ROUTES FOR OVERWEIGHT LOADS” map. The cost of the permit is $1,000.00 and it is valid for one calendar year. These permits are issued on computer generated forms and may be obtained by mail from the Truck Permit Office or the Louisiana Truck Center.