Overweight and over dimension vehicle​s

​Overweight vehicles​​​

For overweight vehicles, there are strict controls on the overall weight and axle loads of vehicles. If your vehicle exceeds the limits because of the indivisible load that is being carried, or because of the vehicle's design, then an  is required to be applied for before travel is allowed.​ 

To find out more information about overweight permits ​​​:

Application Process​

To obtain a overweight permit to travel on our local roads, please complete the application form below and return to us.

Permit processing fee

A permit processing fee shall be charged for each permit application in accordance with the fees prescribed in Schedule 4A of the Regulation 7(1) of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974 plus disbursements.​

Over dimension vehicles

​​Over dimension permits are issued by the Over Dimension​ Permit Issuing Agency (OPIA).​ Freephone on 0800 OVERSIZE (0800 683 774), or fax (06 953 6313).  Over dimension​​ vehicle information is available from the New Zealand Transport Agency website.​​​​​

​Roads not recommended for heavy vehicles and trailers​

The document below shows the roads in the Waitaki District are not suitable for Heavy Vehicles and Trailers.

Page reviewed: 17 Jul 2017 9:54am