Overweight & Oversize Truck Permit Information

Do you need an overweight truck permit?You will be sent to Oxcart Permit Systems to apply for an overweight truck permit.

Oxcart Permit Application

The Village of Buffalo Grove requires permits for trucks that exceed the following weight/sizes:

Weight (non-divisible loads only)

  • 80,000 lbs gross
  • 34,000 lbs tandem axle
  • 20,000 lbs single axle
  • Any weights exceeding the Federal Bridge Formula


  • 8’6 width
  • 13’6 height
  • 55’ length (semi-tractor/trailer)
  • 60’ length (truck-trailer)
  • 42’ length (single vehicle)
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATIONBefore a permit can be issued, two documents must be in possession of the Buffalo Grove Police Department:

  • Completed application.
  • Certificate of General Liability Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00. The certificate must list the Village of Buffalo Grove as the certificate holder. You do not need to resubmit a certificate if the police department has a valid certificate on file.
  • Submit the application from the on-line link

*Permits received before 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday, will normally be returned within 60 minutes.
SUBMITTING THE CERTIFICATE OF GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCEPlease submit the certificate to Truck Enforcement Officer Shannon McMillon at: smcmillon@vbg.org.

Once your insurance agent has listed the Village of Buffalo Grove as a certificate holder, they should send new documentation each time you renew the policy.
Special Olympics Truck Convoy 2019!Come join the Buffalo Grove Police Department and dozens of other agencies at the 2019 Truck Convoy for Special Olympics! The event is held at the Sears Centre Arena, in Hoffman Estates on August 17th, beginning at 10 AM.

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