Moving Permit

Moving Permit

Permits are required on Scott County secondary roads if:

  • Over 80,000
  • Over 11’ wide
  • Over 14’ high
  • Overall length over 120’

Trip permits for travel within Scott County are issued by the Scott County Engineer’s Office. The permit fee is set by the IDOT based on the size restrictions of the permits. The fees are as follows:

  • Single Permit - $35 / Roundtrip $70.00
  • Annual Permit - $50 – Restrictions of size and weight. (Over 80,000 lbs does not qualify – must purchase Annual Oversize/Overweight Permit).
  • Annual Oversize/Overweight Permit - $400 – Restrictions of size and weight. (Over 156,000 lbs does not qualify – must purchase Single Trip Permit).

Permits Available:

Annual Permit

Permit Type Single Permit Annual Permit Annual with Weight
Cost $35– 5 day period $50 $50 $400
Axle Weight 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle 20,000 lbs. per axle
Maximum Gross Weight No Limit 80,000 lbs 80,000 lbs 156,000 lbs
Height No Limit 13’10” 15’5” 15’5”
Length No Limit 120’ 120’ 120’
Width No Limit 12’5” 16’ 13’5”
Interstate Travel Allowed Allowed Allowed Not Allowed
Routing REQUIRED Not required Routing required when loads are 14’6” wide. Routing required when trips are over 50-mile radius unless route continues on at least 4-lane roads Not Required
Valid 1 TRIP WITHIN 5 DAYS 12 months from month issued 12 months from month issued

Permit Forms:

Payment options and corresponding service delivery fees:

When paying in person at the office or online, the following service delivery fees apply.

Type At the counter Online
Cash No Fee Not Accepted
Check/E-check No Fee Not Accepted
Credit Card 2.5% plus $1.50 per transaction. Not Accepted
Debit Card $2.00 per transaction. Not Accepted

News & Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received at the Scott County Engineer’s Office, 950 E. Blackhawk Trail, Eldridge, Iowa, 52748 until 10:00 A.M., March 30, 2018, for the construction of three Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) projects that are tied together. Project L-413 is a HMA Surfacing Project on 52...
Posted: March 14, 2018