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Overloads - Transportation Permits

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The City requires a Transportation Permit for all overloads on certain public streets and public property within the city by any vehicle. Doing so prevents damage to street foundations, surfaces or structures, protects bridges and other public/private property from damage or injury resulting from moving an overload upon a public street or place.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROCESSING A TRANSPORTATION PERMIT:

  1. General and Automotive Liability Insurance ($1,000,000.00 Minimum Coverage)
  2. Hold Harmless Agreement (Signed By The Company Owner Or Upper Level Management)
  3. Caltrans Transportation Permit Copy (When Applicable)
  4. Monterey County Transportation Permit Copy (When Applicable)
  5. 48-Hour Standard Processing Time
  6. Relocation And/Or Demolition Permit (When Applicable)

ALL COOLING TUBES, HOUSES AND MANUFACTURED BUILDINGS WILL REQUIRE POLICE ESCORTS

POLICE ESCORT IS REQUIRED IF THE TRANSPORTING VEHICLE AND/OR LOAD MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE FOLLOWING DIMENSIONS: 

  • WIDTH:
    • Over 10’-0” but less than 12’-0” will require one (1) Pilot Vehicle outside the Assigned Truck Route. 
    • 12’-0” & Over will require one (1) or two (2) Police Escorts, or one (1) Police Escort and/or one (1) Pilot Vehicle (depending on the route).
  • LENGTH
    • 85’-0” & Over (overall length) will require two (2) Police Escorts, or one (1) Police Escort and one (1) Pilot Vehicle (depending on the route).
  • HEIGHT
    • 15’-6” & Over will require two (2) Police Escorts, or one (1) Police Escort and one (1) Pilot Vehicle (depending on the route).

 

To download a copy of Transportation Permit Procedures and City of Salinas Assigned Truck Route Map see PDFs below:

 PDF icontransportation_permit_procedures (422.07 KB)

PDF icontransportation_permit_application (66.24 KB)

 

Please fax all applications to (831)758-7343 ATTN: TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION DIVISION