Higher Mass Limit Permit - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to operate a heavy vehicle that exceeds the general mass limits. There are maximum higher mass limits for different types of heavy vehicles that are based on axle groups.

You must ensure that a heavy vehicle that operates under this permit operates on an authorised route. Authorised higher mass limit routes are outlined by state and territory road transport authorities. This permit allows vehicles to travel only in stated areas or on authorised routes.

Information on the general mass limits and the higher mass limits can be obtained from the Regulator.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • Prove that operating at higher mass limits will not pose a significant risk to public safety;
  • Have the relevant road manager's consent; and
  • Comply with any conditions.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Not more than 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Higher Mass Limit Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (ACT) Act 2013 ACT

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Operating address: Level 9, Green Square North Tower
515 St Pauls Terrace
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300696487
Fax: 07 33098777
Email: info@nhvr.gov.au