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Department of Motor Vehicles
Department of Motor Vehicles
Overload Permit Regulations [24 VAC 20 ‑ 80]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation facilitates intra- and interstate commerce and establishes flexible requirements for allowable loads hauled over Virginia highways.
State Authority Va. Code ยง 46.2-1128
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Patrick Harrison  / Acting Legislative Services Manager
Address: Department of Motor Vehicles
Post Office Box 27412
Richmond, VA 23269-0001
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)249-5115    FAX: (804)367-6631    TDD: (800)272-9268
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate new Chapter 82 to combine Chapter 80 Overload Permits and Chapter 81 Hauling Permits Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 03/01/2023.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
10/5/2020 Completed Amend