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The Village of Somonauk Ordinance 16-08 requires a permit for the movement of any vehicle or combination of vehicles with a nondivisible load on the roadways and bridges within the jurisdiction of the Village that exceeds the dimensions and weights permitted for the particular roadways to be traversed whether they be non-designated or designated highways.

1. Single Trip: A one-way or single trip movement means one trip from the point of origin to the point of destination. Any additional stops between the point of origin and the point of destination are expressly prohibited. Single trip permits are effective for 7 consecutive days from the date of issuance unless otherwise directed by the Police Department.

2. Round Trip: Two trips over the same route in opposite directions. Round trip permits are effective for 14 consecutive days from the date of issuance. Any additional stops between points of origin and the point of destination are expressly prohibited.

3. Multiple Trips: Multiple trips are those in such close proximity to each other in distance or in time that the Police Department would consider incorporating two or more permit trips within one permit application. Multiple move trip permits when granted by the Police Department shall be for a period not to exceed 90 days from the date of issuance.

4. Yearly Trips: Yearly trips are those trips which are known to be continuous in nature throughout a calendar year beginning on January 1st of a specific year and ending on December 31st of the same year.

Before a permit will be issued, the following items must be submitted to Village Hall: Completed Oversize / Overweight Permit Application Copy of Certificate of Liability Insurance Payment of Permit fee as per the fee schedule.

The Village of Somonauk will accept cash or check as payment for the issuance of Overweight / Oversize Truck Permits.

1.Obtain the application from one of the following locations:

A.  In person at Village Hall
B.  In person at the Police Department
C.  Village website: https://vil.somonauk.il.us
D.  Police Department website: https://vil.somonauk.il.us/SMNKPD/police.html

2. Complete the application in full and sign. Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be processed.

3. Submit the application to the Village via one of the following methods

A.    Deliver original signed copy in person to Village Hall
B.    Deliver original signed copy to Village Hall via U.S. Mail
C.    Fax copy to (815) 498-3569
D.    E-mailed scanned copy to villageofsomonauk@villageofsomonauk.org

NOTE:  if you choose to fax or email your application, the original signed copy must be received by Village Hall, either in person or via U.S. Mail, before your permit will be issued.


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