Oversize Transportation Permits

The City of Needles Municipal Code states: no person shall operate or move a vehicle or combination of vehicles or special mobile equipment of a size or weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum specified in the state of California Vehicle Code on any highway or street within the City Limits of Needles without first obtaining a transportation permit from the city engineering department.

The City of Needles requires you to have an Oversize Transportation Permit while traveling on City Streets in Needles. Fill out the Application and submit it with:

Any loads that exceed the following need assistance:
Heights above 17 feet
Width wider than 12 feet
Weight and using Lowboy Trailer Equipment
Length longer than 65 feet

Need to Contact Other Utilities in Needles

Oversize Transportation Permit APPLICATION

Once you fill in the application above re-save it and attach it and e-mail to: ndlsadm@citlink.net

Kathy Bernal - (760) 326-5740 x 135 Fax: (760) 326-5008

Route Maps through Needles

(Only Maps Stamped Approved by City will be accepted)


Arizona to / from W. Broadway (I-40)
Arizona to / from J Street (I-40)
Blank Map (Draw your own Lines for submittal)
Arizona to / from E. Broadway (I-40)
J Street (I-40) to / from North (Needles Hwy)
J Street (I-40) to / from BNSF Railroad Yard
City Limits (North to / from South)
Park Road to / from Arizona
BNSF Railroad Yard to / from to Arizona
BNSF Railroad Yard to / from North Needles

Park Road to / from Needles Hwy North

North to South with I-40 use

* Permit Cost follow Caltrans, and are subject to change.