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Chino Hills (CA) Oversize/Overweight Permit And Regulations

Note: For state regulations, see OD Regulations By State

Oversize and Overweight Load Permit Guidelines

Oversize and Overweight Loads are only permitted on Major Arterials and Major Highways as defined in the City's General Plan Circulation Element, within the City of Chino Hills. 

The following are maximum weights for the Major Arterials and Highways within the City of Chino Hills (as defined in the General Plan's Circulation Element): 

  • 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;
  • 20,000 pounds Single Axle weight;
  • 34,000 pounds Tandem Axle weight.

Per the California Vehicle Code, loads in excess of any of the following limits are considered to be overweight loads and require a permit issued by the City of Chino Hills to travel on the City's Major Arterials and Major Highways:

  • Height - 14 feet, except as specified in CVC;
  • Length - 40 feet, except as specified in CVC;
  • Width - 8.5 feet;
  • Weight - Per CVC weight limits for that vehicle.

The California Vehicle Code notes allowable exceptions for specific vehicle types or configurations.

Normal hours for transporting loads shall not occur between 5:00 am and 9:30 am; 3:00 am and 7:00 pm. Normal hours shall be between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm. Normal hours shall be between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm.

Loads of unusual size may be restricted to night time hours, between 10:00 pm and 4:00 am.

Loads in excess of 14 feet in height, 11 feet in width, or 75 feet in length require the use of pilot car.

Permits will not be issued for loads exceeding the following:

  • Height - 16 feet;
  • Width - 18 feet;
  • Length - 135 feet;
  • Weight - as indicated above.

For Chino Hills Permit Application Form see