Oversize Load Permits
Procedures for moving large loads
A permit is required to move a house or oversize load from point A to point B within the City limits of Santa Fe; or from outside the City limits to a location within the City limits; or from within the City limits of Santa Fe to a point outside the City limits of Santa Fe; or any time the State of New Mexico Motor Transportation Police Division requires an escort.
Prior to the issuance of a permit:
Make arrangements with Santa Fe Police Department or escort service.
- Give a minimum of 72 hour notice to the City of Santa Fe for all permits requiring an escort please note weekends do not count as a notice week days only
- Day of escort services are Tuesdays –Fridays no weekends no Holidays Escorts can be canceled or moved to a later date or time due to short staff in which a new permit may need to be filled out and resubmitted.
- City Curfew Hours no escorts during the following hours:
7:30 am -8:30am
- All permits submitted must Provide proof of insurance permits will be denied if the department does not receive a copy of insurance with the permit requested.
- Route description along with reasonably anticipated traffic / utility disruption.
When reviewed and Completed a permit a $30.00 permit fee and an additional $300.00 fee if police department is being utilized for an escort will be charged. If an escort is in two half’s two permits are required at $30.00 permit fee each. If an escort is done with both half’s of a trailer or oversize load at once only one fee for an escort will be charged at $300.00 plus permit fees. If an escort requires two trips (example using the same truck for the escort) two fees for two separate escorts will be charged at $300.00 each plus $30.00 each for the permit fee paid to the City of Santa Fe. Contact person for permit billing Laura Vigil (505) 955-5086 Santa Fe Police.
loads larger than the dimensions listed below:
14’ 0” High
Along with a City permit requirement comes an escort requirement. An escort will be required on City streets at all times. The dimensions requirements for a police escort are as follows or when directed by the Santa Fe Police Department for public safety concerns: 20’ or Wider or a distance of 5 miles or more.
If a police escort is utilized, the fee will be $ 300.00 a day (in addition to any other fees required by the City of Santa Fe or other local, state, or federal agencies). The fee will be paid prior to the load being moved through or within the city limits of Santa Fe.
To Apply for a Permit
Complete the Oversize/Overweight Permit Application
insurance certificate with your application. In addition to emailing or faxing the application, you can contact any of the below personal. Please contact in the listed order and allow additional time for a response.
- Sergeant Jason Patty, [bot protected email address] call (505) 955-5107 or cell (505) 690-6388