Transportation Permits

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Dimensions for a legal load may not exceed 14’ in height, 8’ 6” in width, and 40’ in length or as allowed under the California Vehicle Code Sections 35400 – 35796. City of Eureka Transportation permits are issued to allow movement of extra-legal vehicles and/or loads over City streets.


Transportation Permits may be obtained by faxing or emailing a completed City of Eureka Transportation Permit application, a copy of your California Dept. of Transportation (Caltrans) permit, and a copy of your check (if you would prefer to pay by Credit Card please call 707-441-4194 to make arrangements) to the Engineering Dept. at 707-387-9231. Please include a fax cover sheet addressed to ‘Attn: Engineering Dept.’

Click here to obtain a City of Eureka Transportation Permit application.


Transportation permits are $16.00 per permit. Annual permits are available for $90.00 per year.

Permit fees must be mailed to the following address:

City of Eureka Engineering Department
Attn: Pam Long, Administrative Technician 
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501-1165