The Brazoria County Engineering Department and the Brazoria County
Sheriff's Office have formed a partnership in law enforcement. The
Weight Scale Enforcement Program, targeting overweight semi tractor
trailers and other commercial trucks on our County's roads, has been
initiated. The program is designed to decrease road damage from
overweight trucks and to increase public safety.
Texas Transportation Code, Section 621.409
allows for this Weight Scale Enforcement Program and will ensure
that commercial trucking industries obey the weight limit laws on
Brazoria County's roads. The program has been
initiated countywide and targets violators of the weight-limit law.
Weight Scale Enforcement Program includes two (2) Brazoria County
Sheriff Deputies who have access to portable weight scales that will
assist in enforcing the program's goals.
There is overwhelming evidence that overweight trucks are damaging
our County's roads. This intergovernmental approach will help to
eliminate this countywide problem, ensuring that our roads and
motorists' safety are continually protected.
PERMIT: Pursuant to Section 623.018 of the Texas Transportation Code,
individuals, firms, partnerships, companies or corporations wishing
to operate or move a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or
weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximums, specified in
Chapter 621, Subsection B and Subsection C of the Texas
Transportation Code, on any or all Brazoria County maintained
highways must obtain Heavy Load Permit. Application forms
and information on the policies and procedures for the issuance of
HEAVY LOAD PERMITS are available in the Brazoria County Engineer's
UTILITY PERMIT: To receive necessary permit for underground
telephone, television, gas lines or other utilities along county
roads, the submission of drawings/plans for the Engineer's review
and record is required.
There is no permit fee.
PERMIT APPLICATION FORMS
Super Heavy Load Permit ApplicationMicrosoft Word
Heavy Load Permit Application
Heavy Load Permit Application for Cement TrucksMicrosoft Word
House Moving Permit Application
Utility Permit Application
moving permits are issued by the Texas Department of Transportation
Click on the
Texas One Call
System (TOCS) 800-245-4545