Transportation Permits


The Berrien County Road Department is now suggesting that transportation permits be submitted using Oxcart Permit Systems (  Oxcart will allow users to create and save their profile information including vehicle and equipment information.  Payments will be by credit card only (through Oxcart).

For information on creating an account and getting started using Oxcart Permit Systems please click here

Pay for Permit

The Road Department accepts credit card payments for permits. A permit is not valid until you receive the permit back with a signature and permit number.

Your credit card will automatically be charged a 3% processing fee (or minimum of $2.50) in addition to the cost of the permit.

View the Permit Fees (PDF).

Submit a payment online.

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Any activity that affects the normal flow of traffic must follow the guidelines and the Maintaining of Traffic Typical Plans found in the Michigan Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MMUTCD) Part VI, 2011 Edition

For more information about Commercial Vehicles such as axle loading weights, click here or view our Commercial Driver’s Map (PDF)


A Seasonal Weight Restrictions permit is required during Seasonal Weight Restrictions (aka "Frost Laws") for commercial vehicles during late winter and early spring. Notice will be given in the newspaper and on our main website page when Seasonal Weight Restrictions are in effect.

For more information see:

seasonal PERMITS