A Single Trip Moving permit is required for anyone wishing to operate or transport oversized vehicles, loads and otherwise non-conforming vehicle configurations on County of Essex roadways, which fall outside the prescribed limits of the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990 and subsidiary regulations.  A Single Trip moving permit is required to ensure the safe transportation of these vehicles while protecting the interests and safety of the public as well as the County’s roadways and infrastructure.  Anyone wishing to operate or transport oversized or overweight vehicles and loads on County of Essex owned roadways requires a permit issued from the County of Essex, Transportation Services Department.

Single Trip permits require the identification of a specific route as well as the product being moved prior to approval from the County of Essex permit office.

Conditions contained on all permits must be strictly adhered to.  This permit may be terminated for breach of any condition and the permit holder may be subject to prosecution.


  • $150 - A minimum of 3 days notice prior to the move date
  • $500 - Less than 3 days notice prior to the move date