Oversize Overmass Permits

 

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In addition to operating under a permit and as stipulated in your Class 1 RAV Operating Conditions, you may need to obtain approval/s from other agencies

Class 1 RAV Over Size Period Permit

This permit is for the transport of large indivisible loads. It allows for vehicles including low-loaders (with or without a dolly) to carry high, wide, long indivisible loads (5.5 m x 5.5 m x 30 m) for a three year period. This permit can be used in conjunction with the Class 1 RAV Over Mass Period Permit. For vehicles carrying loads larger than these provisions a Single Trip (Specified Journey) permit must be obtained.

For information relating to access during curfews see section 6 of the Class 1 RAV Over Size Period Permit Operating Conditions. The RAV Networks referred to in section 6 are published on our website under the Prime Mover Trailer, Notice Page at the links below:

Guide to Towing Oversize Boats

If you own a boat trailer that when carrying your boat is wider than 2.5 metres, you are required to purchase a Class 1 RAV Oversize Boat Transport Period Permit.  The cost of the permit is $50 and it is valid for 3 years.  For details on how to apply for a permit please follow the four easy steps outlined in our “Guide to Towing Oversize Boats on Public Road" and for details on all additional conditions please refer to the Class 1 Oversize Period Permit Operating Conditions under Class 1 RAV Over Size Period Permit on this page.  

Class 1 RAV Low Loader Over Mass Period Permit

This permit is for the transport of heavy indivisible loads. It allows low-loaders with four tyres per axle or eight tyres per axle (with or without a dolly) to carry extra mass in excess of the Road Traffic (Vehicle) Regulations 2014 (RTVR) (up to 92.5 tonnes for some combinations) for 12 months. This permit can be used in conjunction with the Class 1 RAV Over Size Period Permit. For vehicles carrying loads heavier than these provisions, a Single Trip (Specified Journey) permit must be obtained.  

Platform Trailer Relocation Period Permit

This permit is for the relocation of gooseneck platform trailers. The permit will cover a 12 month period in which operators will be allowed unlimited transportation of their unloaded platform trailers and certain equipment required to complete a loaded move, such as a pilot vehicle, tools and equipment.

Power Pole Transport Period Permit

This permit applies to a rigid motor vehicle, fitted with a crane and drilling device, towing a pole jinker trailer for the purpose of transporting power poles. 

Railway Iron Transport Over Size and Over Mass Period Permit

This permit is for the transport of multiple sections of indivisible over-length railway iron. It allows vehicles to carry long indivisible loads with an overall combination length up to 31 metres. It also allows vehicles to carry mass in excess of the statutory mass limits for a 12 month period.

Single Trip Permits
  • Over Size: This permit is available for large, indivisible loads that exceed the dimensions of the Class 1 RAV Over Size Period Permit or the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (RTVR).
  • Over Mass: This permit is issued to vehicles with large indivisible loads exceeding the RTVR mass limits.
  • Combination (over size and over mass): This permit is issued to vehicles that exceed the dimensions and weight of the RTVRs and are outside the scope of the over mass and over size period permits. Loaded platform trailers are covered by Single Trip Combination Permits.
  • In applying for a single trip permit, consideration must be given for the requirements for Western Power and Horizon Power.
  • Cost:
    • Over Size - $25
    • Over Mass - 1 cent per kilometre per tonne over the VSR limit (minimum $25)
    • Combination - 1 cent per kilometre per tonne over the VSR limit (minimum $25)
  • Application form
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Modified: 05 Dec 2017