OVERSIZE / OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES
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
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
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.
OVERSIZE / OVERWEIGHT PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE*
OVERSIZE / OVERWEIGHT PERMIT
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.
ACCEPTABLE PAYMENT METHODS
The Village of Somonauk will accept cash or check as payment for the issuance of Overweight / Oversize Truck Permits.
SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.