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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

OW/OD Trucking Movement Permit Application Procedures

New Account Set-Up:

  1. An account must be set-up with the Division of Transportation (DPC DOT) prior to acceptance of any applications or issuance of any movement permits on County designated routes. Please note that processing for new account applications takes approximately 48 hours from receipt (hours 8 am - 4:30 pm, excluding weekends and holidays). 
  2. You must be registered and in good standing with the Illinois Secretary of State's office (business corporation or LLC) as verified at their web site at:
  3. You will be provided an DPC DOT trucking account number to be included in all your application submittal.
  4. New accounts are required to pre-pay their first five (5) movement permit requests prior to their issuance by the Division of Transportation. See Payment section below for more information.

Application Submittal:

  1. The Applicant will e-mail a completed application to the Highway Permitting Department OW/OD line at: (Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm, excluding holidays) with all information requested including the truck license plate information (state/number) and Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) movement permit number (if applicable). Any movements over Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) bridges requires that a copy of a permit from the ISTHA is provided at time of a DuPage County DOT application submittal.
  2. DuPage County Division of Transportation staff will:
    1. Verify the requested movement route against all DuPage County DOT designated roadway limits, including associated weight restrictions and any bridge over/underpasses (height clearance and weight restrictions).
    2. The County Engineer, or the duly authorized assign, will approve any excessive gross vehicle weight (GVW) above the maximum allowable weight.
    3. Any excessive GVW over any DuPage County bridges will have to be verified by IDOT's Springfield office prior to granting approval on the requested route over such. These approvals may take up to 72 hours to process through the IDOT office.
    4. Calculate permitting fees due per County Ordinance requirements and provide a copy of the Permit Fees Calculation Worksheet to the applicant via e-mail (or fax if e-mail is not available).
    5. E-mail copies to the applicant of the Permit and the General Permit Provisions.
  3. The Applicant will be sent a monthly billing statement for all movement permits issued for the previous month. Payment must be received by the end of the current month or within thirty (30) days of issuance of the statement. Any overdue invoices will require the applicant to pre-pay all future permitting fees due prior to issuance/release of the OWOD permit to the applicant.

Payment Information

  1. Payment may be remitted:
    1. In person at the Division of Transportation office (421 N. County Farm Road, Room 2-300, Wheaton, IL 60187-2553, Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm, excluding holidays) by cash or personal or business check. You MUST include your application number(s) on your payment.
    2. By credit card (VISA not accepted) or by e-check through the Illinois Treasurer's E-pay system at their website at: You MUST include your application tracking number(s) in your on-line payment submittal. You can make multiple permit payments at one time.

NOTICE: All applications for movement permits must include the truck license plate information (state/number) and IDOT movement permit number (if applicable). Any incomplete  forms submitted will be returned to the applicant for re-submittal for the proper information prior to its approval/issuance.

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Updated 08/08/2014