Oxford County requires a Road Moving Permit for oversized and overweight loads being transported on Oxford County roadways.

The permit will include a schedule of new permit fees and insurance requirement:

  • Annual moving permit - $200
  • Temporary permit - $75
  • Project permit - $75/load to a maximum of $500

The permit system allows the Oxford County roads department to better serve you through a the mapping system. When unexpected lane restrictions or road closures occur, affected permit holders will be notified of the location and expected duration of the closure, along with any suggested route changes and necessary permit where required.

To obtain a permit download/print or fill out the online form. Submit the completed copy of the form by email to customerservice@oxfordcounty.ca

Online Moving Permit form

Once you have submitted the completed form you have 3 payment options:

  1. By mail - P.O. Box 1614, Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3. Cash or cheques are accepted.
    Courier - 21 Reeve St. Woodstock, ON N4S 3G1. Cash or cheques are accepted.
  2. By phone - 519.539.9800 ext. 3915. MasterCard or Visa are accepted.
  3. Pay in person - Oxford County Administration Building, 21 Reeve St. Woodstock, ON.
    MasterCard, Visa, debit, cash or cheques are accepted.

Important: Ensure you have reviewed the "Provisions and Conditions" portion (page 2) of the Permit and return it at least 5 business days prior to the scheduled moving date.

Reduced Load Limits

Reduced load restrictions (5 tonnes per axle) occur seasonally based on weather and road conditions and is in effect for the following dates:

Feb. 15 - Apr. 30
Township of Zorra

March 1 - Apr. 30
Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich, South-West Oxford and Oxford County

Reduced Load Limit map
By-law 6191-2020 Set Reduced Load Limits Certain County Roads​

Roads affected by load restrictions are signed.

Projects & Studies

New infrastructure development and road improvements are necessary to keep pace with the continued growth of Oxford County. In 2005, Oxford County began a comprehensive Transportation Master Plan (TMP) to identify the coming transportation needs of the community.

Along with the TMP, other important road studies and reports are outlined below:

Downloadable studies:

Cycling policy - Chapter 5 of Master transportation plan