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    Heavy Vehicles

    • Transport and trucking companies and organizations usually apply for these permits.
    • The applicant is responsible to ensure that permits are current. There is no formal notification of upcoming permit expiry.
    • Applications for permits must be made in person at Public Works located at 11620 Trafalgar Road.


    Annual Oversize Permit

    The Annual Oversize Permit is applicable for heavy trucks with the following dimensions:

    Width: 2.60 m – 3.99 m
    Height: 4.15 m – 4.25 m
    Length (Single Vehicle): 12.5 m – 15.50 m
    Length (Combination): 23.00 m – 36.70 m

    This permit issued annually allows trucking companies to travel on all Town’s highways except the Class B Roads, which require the Load Exemption Permit and/or roads with the posted No Heavy Truck prohibition signs.


    Single Trip Oversize/Overweight Permit

    This Single Trip Oversize/Overweight Permit is applicable for heavy trucks over the following dimensions:

    Width: 2.60 m
    Height: 4.15 m
    Weight: 63,000 kg
    Length (Single Vehicle): 12.50 m
    Length (Combination): 23.00 m

    This permit requires a carrier to submit the specific route, trip date, and a sketch of the transport vehicle depicting wheel arrangement, axle, wheel loading, and structure positioning. Also required is a complete list of all vehicles used for escorting the oversize vehicle.

    This permit issued for single trips will not apply to the Class B Roads with posted 5 tonnes per axle restrictions and/or the posted No Heavy Truck prohibition signs.

    For any questions, please contact the Public Works division at 905-873-2601 Ext. 2603.

    Heavy Truck Issues

    To ensure public safety the Town of Halton Hills, in collaboration with Halton Regional Police Services, monitors and undertakes periodic truck safety enforcement blitzes.

    Common Issues:

    • Maintenance of vehicle equipment
    • Speeding
    • Noise
    • Weight violations
    • Truck prohibitions/restrictions
    • Aggregate spillage

    For more information please see: Truck Strategy Report 2014



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