OVERSIZE AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Types of PermitsOVERWEIGHT PERMITS: (For fee schedule, see ADDENDUM A-2 and A-3)
These permits are for indivisible vehicles and loads which exceed the legal limitations on axle, axle group weight or gross vehicle weight. They are valid for oversize and overweight vehicles and loads if the oversize dimensions are shown on the permit. If the vehicle and/or load are both oversize and overweight, only the overweight fee will be charged. These permits are valid for a single trip. NOTE: Movement of the oversize trailer to the loading site or from the destination will be allowed on the same overweight permit provided that all moves are completed in one day.
Containerized Cargo used in International Trade are eligible for Overweight Permits, however, the maximum gross weight is not to exceed 100,000 pounds.
These permits will be issued on regular permit forms or computer generated forms from the Truck Permit Office, the Louisiana Truck Center or by Web application.