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Permits, Signs & Temporary Road Closure Requests

The Bruce County Transportation and Environmental Services Department oversees permits and permissions for the following categories of requests associated with roads and bridges under their jurisdiction: Over Dimensional Loads, Entrances, Encroachments, Sign Installation, and Temporary Road Closures

Over Dimensional Load Permits

An over dimensional load permit is required from the Bruce County Transportation and Environmental Services Department when vehicles and loads traveling on roads under the jurisdiction of the Transportation and Environmental Services Department exceed the dimensions and/or weight limits as outlined in the Highway Traffic Act .  Each permit has specific conditions that must be adhered to.  Included below are links to the permit information literature and application forms.  Should you have any questions regarding the over dimensional load permit process, please contact our office.


Oversized Load Permit 

M1, M2, and M3 Single and Annual Permits. Please submit completed forms to

M1 Single and Annual Trip Permit 2024

M2 Single and Annual Trip Permit 2024

M3 Superload Single Trip Permit 2024

Preferred route map to Bruce Power

Moving Permit - Appendix A - Utilities Companies

Payment Options

To mail a cheque, kindly provide the permit number and mail to:

Transportation and Environmental Services
P.O. Box 398
30 Park St,
Walkerton ON  N0G 2V0
Phone: 1-800-265-3005 or 519 881-1291

Entrance Permits
Contact the office for an entrance permit.

Encroachment Permits
Contact the office for an encroachment permit.

Sign Installation
Review By-Law 3809 and complete the and sign application form. Please submit completed forms to  

 Advertising Sign Permit Application Form

Temporary Road Closure Requests
Please review By-Law 2013-024.  Obtain an application from the local municipality to be completed by the requester and the local municipality.  Upon approval by the local municipality, the form will be forwarded to the County for Approval.


Contact us

General Inquiries

Transportation and Environmental Services

Tel : 519-881-2400

Road Conditions

The Transportation Department strives to provide the best winter maintenance efforts given the fluctuating weather conditions. Public are expected to drive with care and caution during winter, while respecting winter operations.

Bruce County Council
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