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Overdimensional Vehicle Officer

*** NOTICE: 2024 Spring Load Restrictions Will Be Lifted Effective May 9th***

Effective Thursday May 9, 2024, the City of Fargo will lift spring load restrictions and all roads will return to their regular weight restrictions. For full load restriction details refer to the full press release located in the Additional Information section on the right side of this page.

Overdimensional Vehicle Policy

The Overdimensional Vehicle Policy establishes the weight, width, length and height restrictions for vehicles operating on the City's streets.

Operators who wish to apply for an exception to the rules may submit an application to the City of Fargo Engineering Department. If the operator receives approval and pays the applicable fees, the operator will receive a special written permit authorizing the operation of vehicles that exceed the limits set forth in the Overdimensional Vehicle Policy Manual. Traditional PDF permits and the online permitting system can both be accessed via the Resources section on the right side of this page.

2017 Policy Revision

The City revised its Overdimensional Vehicle Policy in the spring of 2017. The current policy can be accessed via the Resources section on the right side of this page. To obtain an overdimensional vehicle permit, as well as address any questions regarding the City's policy, please email.

Online Permitting Now Available

In addition to the traditional PDF permit form for single trip trailer loads, applicants can now fill out and submit permits online. After creating an account, the new online permitting system allows users to save truck and trailer combinations, copy permits and more.

The online permitting link as well as a user guide can be accessed via the Resources section on the right side of this page. At this time the online permitting system cannot be used for monthly permits, yearly permits, or snow permits. For those movements please continue to use the PDF permit form, which can be emailed to: Overdimensional Vehicle Permits

Email Notifications

Sign up for Load Restriction email updates to be notified of changes to the Overdimensional Vehicle Policy, load restrictions, etc.