Moving Permits: Annual, Single Trip, and Septic
In order to make the processing of moving permits more efficient and timely, the St. Louis County Public Works Department now implements an electronic permit application. EPermitting is an internet based permitting site that allows the user to submit a moving permit online, then allows its users to print moving permits directly from their personal computer, or access the permit from their smartphone. Moving permit applications will only be accepted through the ePermitting application.
Click here to apply for your moving permit using the St. Louis County Public Works ePermitting Application
The reference manual (below) provides instructions for creating a new user account, submitting a moving permit application, and managing your moving permits. Before you can apply for your permit, you must email your certificate of insurance
for insurance verification. St. Louis County requires the following minimum insurance requirements:
- St Louis County to be listed as additional insured
**This goes for all minimum required policies. If excess liability or umbrella policy is listed to make minimum requirement St. Louis County must be listed as additional insured on that policy as well
- The following information listed as the Certificate Holder:
St. Louis County Public Works
4787 Midway Road
Duluth, MN 55811
**If you are a transportation company from Canada, you also need to include a letter from your insurance company stating your policy is effective in the United States and Canada UNLESS your policy states policy paid in US Dollars.
- $1,500,000.00 each occurrence
- $500,000.00 per injury
- No less than $2,000,000.00 general aggregate
- $1,500,000.00 combined single limit
Click here to view a sample insurance certificate
The St. Louis County moving permit is composed of the following permit types. Each permit is charged a single, one-time fee.
| Permit Type Description
|| Unlimited moves allowed per permit
||Designed for frequent users, such as transportation companies, that frequently move oversized/overweight loads during a single year.
| Single Trip Permit
||One move allowance per permit
|| $22.00 USD
||Designed for the infrequent user who needs to make an occasional oversized/overweight move in St. Louis County
|| One move allowance per permit
||Designed for septic companies that must make an emergency service call for a septic tank during seasonal load restrictions.
Spring Load Restrictions typically occur in March, April & May.
In order to ensure your permit will be active when needed, St. Louis County asks that permit requests are submitted a minimum of two (2) business days prior to the move. Permit requests submitted within this window are not guaranteed to be approved on time. Although moving permit applications are submitted electronically, St. Louis County can only accept payment for the moving permit application fee via check or money order. All checks need to be made payable to: St. Louis County Auditor.