Title: Moving Buildings Over Highways Permit When Over Legal Size(s) or Over Legal Weight
Description: Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Subject: Commercial Vehicles
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:15:20 PM
Modification Date: 9/24/2019 4:21:34 PM
Agency Name: Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: http://www.dot.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) provides a balanced transportation system. Responsible areas include aeronautics, highways, motor carriers, ports, public transit, railroads and pipelines.
Agency Phone: 800-657-3774
Agency Fax: Agency URL: http://www.dot.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of
395 John Ireland Blvd.
Unit Name: Oversize/Overweight Permits
Unit Phone: 651-296-6000
Unit Fax: 651-215-9677
Contact person(s): firstname.lastname@example.org
Minnesota Building Mover License is required when building exceeds 16' wide or 20' long, except for a farmer moving a building back to his farm, as well as, for movement of manufactured housing. (Minn. Stat. § 221.81)
Single Trip Permit required which will have restricted hours of move and limited routes.
Building Mover Permitee required to hire Lead Certified Peace Officer Escort and Rear Certified Escort. All escorts must be certified by the Minnesota State Patrol.
"Oversize Load" sign with flashing lights and flags at widest points is required. At night, signs must be lighted or reflectorized and load outlined in lights.
Refer also to the OS/OW Trucking in Minnesota brochure
This permit does not authorize movement on any public roadway other than Interstate, U.S. and Minnesota routes.
NO MOVEMENT ALLOWED IN SPRING DURING THE SEASONAL ROAD RESTRICTION PERIOD.
Applications and forms are available at Applications and Forms: Commercial Vehicle Operations
Single Trip Permit (extra for overweight) - $15
Period of Issuance:
Up to 14 (fourteen) moving days.
Length of Determination: 3 to 5 days. Varies depending on size and route.
Activity: Motor Carriers
Roads and Highways
License Detail URL:
Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) Online
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