Vehicles exceeding the limits of a legal load (per the California Vehicle Code) traveling on city streets must obtain a Transportation Permit through the City of Merced Engineering Department.
Transportation Permit requests must be submitted in a timely manner. Single Trip Permit requests will be reviewed and returned 24-hours after their receipt. Annual Permits will be reviewed and returned within 5 days of their receipt.
For additional questions, please contact the Engineering Department at (209) 385-6846.
$16 Single Trip Permit
$70 Annual Permit
Please note: Payment by check must be made payable to the City of Merced.
The following commute hours shall be avoided during transport:
• 7:30-8:30 AM
• Noon-1:00 PM
• 4:30-5:30 PM