CITY OF MOMENCE INFORMATIONAL MEETING
The Momence Police Department will be hosting an information meeting regarding the new truck permit process on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, located at the Momence Police Department, 123 W. River Street, Momence, Illinois.
CITY OF MOMENCE TRUCK ROUTE & PERMIT PROCESS
Effective August 1, 2015, the City of Momence will begin regulating the size and weight of vehicles operating on the city streets within the City of Momence. These regulations and enforcement shall be pursuant to and in compliance with the City of Momence Code, Chapter 7-1-10 - Regulating the Size and Weight of Vehicles (Ordinance #796).
Signs will be posted on all City of Momence streets affected by this ordinance, thereby prohibiting vehicles in excess of 6 ton (12,000 pounds) to drive, to park or to move on, upon or across, or for the owner to cause or knowingly permit to be parked, driven or moved upon or across any street or highway under the jurisdiction of the City of Momence, any vehicle or combination of vehicles, exceeding the size and weight limits of this ordinance. Vehicles needing access to these restricted areas for the purpose of a delivery and/or providing a good or service shall be allowed, provided that they are not in excess of 80,000 pounds. All vehicles in excess of 80,000 pounds are required to obtain a City of Momence overweight permit.
The designated truck routes pursuant to this ordinance shall be as follows: Railroad Avenue from Industrial Drive to Third Street and Mechanic Street from Dixie Highway west to the western most end. All vehicles utilizing the services of Orr Grain, located at 503 North Railroad Avenue, are required to use State Route 1 to Industrial Drive, then Industrial Drive to Railroad Avenue, proceeding southbound on Railroad Avenue, but no further south than Third Street.
The fee scale for Regular Permits and Limited Continuous Operation International Intermodal Shipments can be found in Chapter 7-1-10, Sections D and E of the City of Momence ordinance. Permits can be purchased at the Momence Police Department, Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. or online here. Payment for the permits can be made to GovPay by clicking on the GovPay link here. Once the payment is received and confirmed, your permit application will be processed, approved and sent to you electronically. All permit holders are required to have this permit in their possession when operating their permitted vehicle and upon order of the police, shall provide said copy for inspection by any law enforcement officer.
All permit applications completed online shall be emailed to email@example.com. An icon at the bottom of the permit allows for an electronic link to the aforementioned email address. Again, once the appropriate payment is received, your permit will be electronically sent to you. Any questions in regard to this process may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This ordinance will be strictly enforced beginning August 1, 2015. The required permits are now available for purchase online here or in person at the Momence Police Department.