Oversize/Overweight moving permits are issued by the Traffic and Transportation Division of the Engineering Department and are intended to provide permission to move oversized and overweight equipment on the City’s roadways. Please note that your moving permit application must be received by our staff 2 business days prior to your date of move. (Business days do not include Saturdays, Sundays, or Holidays recognized by the City of Des Moines—New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday After Thanksgiving, 2 days of Christmas Holiday) More detailed information about moving permits can be found in Sec. 102-996 through Sec. 102-1028 of the Municipal Code of Chapter 321 of the Iowa Code.