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.
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Obtaining a truck route permit


The following items must be submitted prior to approval of a truck route permit:
  • Truck route permit application
  • Certificate of liability insurance as defined in the municipal code
  • Any other permits required (Caltrans, county, etc.)
  • $16 permit fee for single trips or $90 for an annual permit
Please do not write your route on the permit application, but do include it on your fax cover sheet.

Please fax your permit application to 650-327-5497. Please allow 24-48 hours for city processing.
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