City of Los Angeles
1. LIMIT OF AUTHORIZATION.  Valid only in the City of Los Angeles.  This permit is not valid on streets or bridges which have posted weight limits .  Failure to adhere to route listed invalidates the permit.
2. NIGHT MOVES.  Any load moved during night-time hours shall meet all requirements of State and City regulations and shall be properly lighted with warning lights and signs as may be required by law and ordinance.
3. PARKING OF VEHICLE.  Permittee shall not, during restricted hours or at any other time, stand or park the permitted vehicle on any street in violation of posted parking restrictions.   Permittee shall not park the vehicle where it creates a hazard or traffic obstruction.  If the move fails to reach its destination prior to the commencement of a restricted movement period, the operator shall, using reasonable care and precaution to prevent traffic disruption, proceed to the nearest location suitable for parking and shall remain parked for the duration of the restricted period.
4. OPERATING HOURS.  This permit is effective only within the period stated on the face of the permit.  No moving during foggy or rainy weather, and the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
5. PERMIT TO BE CARRIED IN VEHICLE.  This permit is valid only when the ORIGINAL is carried in the permittee vehicle.
6. ROUTE.  Permittee is responsible for establishing his own route, subject to approval by this Division.
7. COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS.  The requirements of the California Vehicle Code and any other applicable law must be complied with in all particulars except as specifically provided herein.


1. SIGNS.  Signs reading "CAUTION-LONG LOAD FOLLOWING" and "CAUTION-LONG LOAD AHEAD" in four (4 inch) minimum letters shall be displayed ahead and behind the load, respectively, if the overall length is in excess of 75 feet.  Signs shall consist of black letters on a yellow background.  The signs must be illuminated with electric lights when traveling at night unless they have been constructed of a suitable reflectorized material to be readily visible to approaching traffic.
2. PILOT CARS.  Pilot cars are required fore aft when the overall length is excess of 100 feet, unless otherwise specified on the face of the permit.  The Pilot cars shall display additional signs as set forth in "Item 1".
3. RESTRICTED HOURS.  Any load with a House/Object Move length in excess of 110 feet will be restricted to the hours of from 12:01 AM to 6:00 AM.
4. INSPECTION.  Any load with an overall length in excess of 110 feet is subject to inspection by Department of Public Works forces which must be arranged for twenty-four (24) hours before the scheduled move.
5. KEEP TO RIGHT OF CENTER LINE.  The load must be kept to the right of the highway centerline at all times and must stay off shoulders except when entering or leaving the highway or when necessary to allow trailing traffic to pass on  narrow or winding roads.


* City of Los Angeles Office of the City Administrative Officer:   Risk Management
* City Insurance Requirements: Instructions and Information
* Automobile Liability Form:   Certificate of Liability Insurance Form
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