Truck Route Permits

The City of Menlo Park requires Truck Route Permits for all vehicles / loads that exceed 3 tons in gross weight. The detail related to truck routes and permits is defined in the City of Menlo Park Municipal Code Section 11.48. The information below provides a summary of the information and details on how to obtain a Truck Route Permit. Truck Route Permits shall be carried in the vehicle at all times.
Large truck
How to Obtain a Truck Route Permit
The following items must be submitted to the City of Menlo Park Transportation Division prior to approval of a Truck Route Permit:
  • Truck Route Permit Application
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance as defined in Municipal Code
  • Any other permits required (Caltrans, county, etc.)
  • $16 permit fee for single trip or $90 for annual permit
Please do not write route on the permit application. Include your requested route on your fax cover sheet.

Please fax your permit application to the City of Menlo Park at 650-327-5497. Please allow 24-48 hours for city processing.

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Menlo Park Transportation Division at 650-330-6770.