Permits

A permit is required from KCRC for any and all work performed in the County road right-of-way. This includes residential and commercial driveways, sidewalks and non-motorized pathways, landscaping, utilities and oversized overweight trucking. In addition, KCRC is the designated Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (SESC) Enforcing Agency for Kent County and the cities of East Grand Rapids, Grandville and Wyoming. An SESC permit is required for any activity within 500 feet of a lake or stream.

Completed applications may be emailed to permits@kentcountyroads.net; faxed to 616-336-4397; or delivered the Permit Department, 1500 Scribner Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49301. When applicable, a credit card payment may be taken by phone at 616-242-6920, or a check payment may be mailed to Kent County Road Commission, Permit Department, 1500 Scribner Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49301.

General Information: Oversize/Overweight Vehicles

Single Move

Required for one-time movement of oversize/overweight vehicles or loads.

Extended Transportation

An annual permit to transport overweight/oversize/maximum axle load vehicles

General Information: Seasonal Weight & Speed Restrictions

These documents answer the questions, "What are seasonal restrictions, and how are they enforced?" The KCRC Weight & Speed Restriction hotline is 616-336-2019.

Springtime Bonding

For drivers seeking authorization for the movement of legal loads during the enforcement of seasonal weight and speed restrictions.

Seasonal Agricultural Exemption - Single Move

For those seeking exemption for a single agricultural move along a specified route during the enforcement of seasonal weight and speed restrictions.

Seasonal Public Utility Non-Emergency Exemption

For Public Utility drivers seeking a non-emergency exemption on a given route during the enforcement of seasonal weight and speed restrictions.