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Application for Reduced Load Exemption Permit

Application for Reduced Load Exemption Permit

City of Kawartha Lakes
322 Kent Street West, PO Box 9000
Lindsay, ON  K9V 5R8
Telephone: 705-324-9411 ext. 1171 Fax: 705-328-3054

Permit Application Fee: $57.00 (non-refundable as per By-law 2016-062)

Please note:

Permits to exempt activity from reduce load requirements may be issued by the City where Staff review confirms there is no risk of damage to municipal infrastructure and/or where an emergency situation exists.  In general, there is risk to infrastructure during periods where roads are thawing from winter weather and subsurface road structures are saturated with water.  Applicants seeking an exemption to the load restriction By-law should consider their proposed activity and environmental conditions prior to submitting an application for review.  Application fees are non-refundable once review has been completed.

Method of Payment:

If you are paying by credit card please call 705-324-9411, extension 1171, to provide the credit card information.

Permission is hereby granted to the Applicant for a Reduced Load Exemption Permit.  Turning movements shall be limited to ensure minimal damage to the roadway.

This Permit must be carried in the vehicle during the exemption period.

Personal information contained on this form is collected pursuant to The Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used for the purpose of responding to your request.  Questions about the collection of this information should be directed to the City Clerk or Deputy-Clerk at



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