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RCW 46.44.0941

Special permits — Fees.

The following fees, in addition to the regular license and tonnage fees, shall be paid for all movements under special permit made upon state highways. All funds collected, except the amount retained by authorized agents of the department as provided in RCW 46.44.096, shall be forwarded to the state treasury and shall be deposited in the motor vehicle fund:


All overlegal loads, except overweight, single

     trip . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10.00

Continuous operation of overlegal loads

     having either overwidth or overheight

     features only, for a period not to exceed

     thirty days . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 20.00

Continuous operations of overlegal loads

     having overlength features only, for a

     period not to exceed thirty days . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10.00

Continuous operation of a combination of

     vehicles having one trailing unit that

     exceeds fifty-three feet and is not

     more than fifty-six feet in length, for

     a period of one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100.00

Continuous operation of a combination of

     vehicles having two trailing units

     which together exceed sixty-one feet and

     are not more than sixty-eight feet in

     length, for a period of one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100.00

Continuous operation of a three-axle fixed

     load vehicle having less than 65,000

     pounds gross weight, for a period not

     to exceed thirty days . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 70.00

Continuous operation of a four-axle fixed load

     vehicle meeting the requirements of

     RCW 46.44.091(1) and weighing less than

     86,000 pounds gross weight, not to exceed

     thirty days . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 90.00

Continuous movement of a mobile home or manufactured

     home having nonreducible features not to

     exceed eighty-five feet in total length and

     fourteen feet in width, for a period of

     one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150.00

Continuous operation of a class C tow truck or a

     class E tow truck with a class C rating while

     performing emergency and nonemergency tows of

     oversize or overweight, or both, vehicles and

     vehicle combinations, under rules adopted by the

     transportation commission, for a period of

     one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150.00

Continuous operation of a class B tow truck or a

     class E tow truck with a class B rating while

     performing emergency and nonemergency tows of

     oversize or overweight, or both, vehicles and

     vehicle combinations, under rules adopted by the

     transportation commission, for a period of

     one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 75.00

Continuous operation of a two or three-axle

     collection truck, actually engaged in the

     collection of solid waste or recyclables,

     or both, under chapter 81.77 or 35.21 RCW

     or by contract under RCW 36.58.090, for

     one year with an additional six thousand

     pounds more than the weight authorized in

     RCW 46.16A.455 on the rear axle of a two-axle

     truck or eight thousand pounds for the tandem

     axles of a three-axle truck. RCW 46.44.041

     and 46.44.091 notwithstanding, the tire limits

     specified in RCW 46.44.042 apply, but none of

     the excess weight is valid or may be permitted

     on any part of the federal interstate highway

     system . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 42.00

per thousand pounds


     The department may issue any of the above-listed permits that involve height, length, or width for an expanded period of consecutive months, not to exceed one year.

     Continuous operation of farm implements under a permit issued as authorized by RCW 46.44.140 by:


(1) Farmers in the course of farming activities,

     for any three-month period . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10.00

(2) Farmers in the course of farming activities,

     for a period not to exceed one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25.00

(3) Persons engaged in the business of the

     sale, repair, or maintenance of such

     farm implements, for any three-month period . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25.00

(4) Persons engaged in the business of the

     sale, repair, or maintenance of such

     farm implements, for a period not to

     exceed one year . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100.00


Overweight Fee Schedule
Excess weight over legal capacity,

as provided in RCW 46.44.041.
Cost per mile.
0- 9,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .07
10,000-14,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .14
15,000-19,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .21
20,000-24,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .28
25,000-29,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .35
30,000-34,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .49
35,000-39,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .63
40,000-44,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .79
45,000-49,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ .93
50,000-54,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.14
55,000-59,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.35
60,000-64,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.56
65,000-69,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1.77
70,000-74,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2.12
75,000-79,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2.47
80,000-84,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2.82
85,000-89,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3.17
90,000-94,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3.52
95,000-99,999 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3.87
100,000 pounds . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4.25



The fee for weights in excess of 100,000 pounds is $4.25 plus fifty cents for each 5,000 pound increment or portion thereof exceeding 100,000 pounds.


PROVIDED: (a) The minimum fee for any overweight permit shall be $14.00, (b) the fee for issuance of a duplicate permit shall be $14.00, (c) when computing overweight fees prescribed in this section or in RCW 46.44.095 that result in an amount less than even dollars the fee shall be carried to the next full dollar if fifty cents or over and shall be reduced to the next full dollar if forty-nine cents or under.

     The fees levied in this section and RCW 46.44.095 do not apply to vehicles owned and operated by the state of Washington, a county within the state, a city or town or metropolitan municipal corporation within the state, or the federal government.

[2010 c 161 § 1117; 2004 c 109 § 1; 1995 c 171 § 2. Prior: 1994 c 172 § 2; 1994 c 59 § 1; 1993 c 102 § 4; 1990 c 42 § 107; 1989 c 398 § 1; 1985 c 351 § 5; 1983 c 278 § 3; 1979 ex.s. c 113 § 5; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 64 § 16; 1975 1st ex.s. c 168 § 2; 1973 1st ex.s. c 1 § 3; 1971 ex.s. c 248 § 3; 1967 c 174 § 8; 1965 c 137 § 2.]

Notes:

     Effective date -- Intent -- Legislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session -- 2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.

     Effective date of 1993 c 102 and c 123 -- 1993 sp.s. c 23: See note following RCW 46.16A.455.

     Purpose -- Headings -- Severability -- Effective dates -- Application -- Implementation -- 1990 c 42: See notes following RCW 82.36.025.

     Effective dates -- Severability -- 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 64: See notes following RCW 46.16A.455.

     Effective date -- 1975 1st ex.s. c 168: See note following RCW 46.44.091.