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Excess Load Moving Permits

An Excess Load Moving Permit lets companies move oversized loads on Regional Roads that exceed the Ministry of Transportation accepted limits by height, length, width or weight.

Permit Fees

  • Annual Permit - (1-10 vehicles) - $150.00
  • Annual Permit - (11+vehicles) - $350.00
  • Single Permit - $150.00
  • Multiple Permit - $150.00

Payment can be made in person using your Visa, Mastercard or cheque made payable to the Region of Peel.

Load Dimension Limits

An Excess Load Moving Permit lets companies move oversized loads on Regional Roads that exceed the Ministry of Transportation accepted limits by height, length, width or weight.

Load Dimension Limits

The load dimensions for an annual permit are:

  • WIDTH: 2.6m to 3.7m
  • HEIGHT: 4.15m to 4.5m
  • LENGTH: 23.0m to 25.0m

The axle weight must follow the Highway Traffic Act.


Getting an excess load moving permit

1) Annual permit

An Annual Permit is valid for 1 year for loads that are oversized in width, height, and length.

  • You must provide application at least ten (10) business days for processing.
  • You need to complete an updated Regional insurance certificate.
  • You need to pay the application fee:
    • (1-10 vehicles) - $150.00
    • 11 vehicles and greater)- $350
  • The permit is valid for one year from the issue date.

2) Modified annual permit

A Modified Annual Permit is for:

  • Loads that exceed the length dimension limit.
  • Companies who have many moves throughout the year.
  • You must provide us with a monthly schedule of the planned moves which show the date, time and route of all the moves.
  • If your monthly schedule changes, then you must give us 72 hours notice of that change.
  • You need to complete an updated Regional insurance certificate.
  • You need to pay the application fee:
    • (1-10 vehicles) - $150.00
    • (11 vehicles and greater) - $350

3) Single permit

Single Permits are for one-time loads that exceed anyone of the maximum annual permit dimension limits for height, width, length, or weight. The axle weight must comply with the Highway Traffic Act.

  • You must provide application at least three (3) business days for processing.
  • You must provide us with the Regional Road full route boundaries.
  • You must provide us with the overall width, height, length, and weight in metric.
  • We will determine if you need a police escort during this move.
  • You need to complete an updated Regional insurance certificate.
  • You need to pay the $150.00 application fee.
  • If you'll be exiting from a provincial highway (i.e., 401, 403, or 410) onto a City of Mississauga Road or at the Mississauga border, you must get your permit from the City of Mississauga.

4) Multiple permit

A Multiple Permit is for 2 or more moves that are happening within a one-week period.

  • You must complete the application a minimum of five (5) business days before the move date.
  • The route must be the same, and all of the dimensions of the vehicle must be consistent.
  • Axle weight must comply with the Highway Traffic Act.
  • You must provide us with the Regional Road full route boundaries.
  • You must provide us with the overall width, height, length, and weight in metric.
  • We will determine if you need a police escort during this move.
  • You need to complete an insurance certificate.
  • You need to pay the $150.00 application fee.

Police jurisdictions

  • North of Mayfield Road: Ontario Provincial Police (Caledon)
  • South of Mayfield Road: Peel Regional Police

For more information, please contact:

RoadPermits@peelregion.ca

The Regional Municipality of Peel
Public Works Department
Traffic Engineering/Transportation Division
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite B, 4th Floor
Brampton, ON. L6T 4B9
Tel: 905-791-7800
Toll Free: 1-888-919-7800
Fax: 905-791-1442
Email questions and comments

Revised: Tuesday March 04 2014


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