(Amended by Ord. No. 181,556, Eff. 3/15/11.)
(a) The Board may issue the following permits:
(1) For continuous movement of identical overloads over the same route for a period not to exceed 30 days; or
(2) On an annual basis for the moving of oversize or overweight truck cranes, house trailers, oil well service equipment, airline food service vehicles and miscellaneous construction equipment such as crawler tractors, carry-all scrapers, pull-type scrapers, crawler cranes, backhoes, rollers, compactors, pavers, portable conveyors, concrete spreaders, concrete tampers, concrete floats, tool sheds, construction offices and equipment utilized in filming; or
(3) On an annual basis for the operation and movement of a vehicle on the public rights of way located in the Port of Los Angeles Heavy Container Corridor as determined by the Board, if the vehicle satisfies all of the following:
(i) The vehicle consists of a tractor and chassis, and will be used to transport intermodal cargo containers, defined as any type of cargo conveyance that is non-disposable, has an outside length of not less than 6.04 meters, and is primarily designed, constructed, certified and approved for the movement of cargo in intermodal transportation;
(ii) The vehicle, in combination with its load, has a maximum gross weight in excess of the maximum gross weight limit of vehicles and loads specified in Section 35551 of the California Vehicle Code, or a successor section, but the vehicle, in combination with its load, does not exceed 95,000 pounds gross weight; and
(iii) The vehicle, in combination with its load, confirms to the axle weight limits specified in California Vehicle Code Section 35550, or a successor section, and does not exceed the axle weight limits specified in California Vehicle Code Section 35551, or a successor section.
(b) A permit issued pursuant to the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section shall not authorize the movement of hazardous material or hazardous waste, the transportation of which by the permittee in the permitted vehicle would violate local, state, or federal law.
(c) The Board shall have the authority to adopt policies, rules, and regulations to effectuate the purposes of this Section and to implement and administer its duties imposed pursuant to the provisions of this Section. The Board's authority includes, but is not limited to, requiring applicants to provide proof of insurance pursuant to the provisions of Section 62.145, requiring applicants to agree to indemnify the City for damages caused by operation of the permitted vehicle, and requiring persons issued permits to keep the permit in the permitted vehicle at all times and furnish the permit upon request to an agent of the Board or to any law enforcement officer or official. The Board, to safeguard the public health, safety, welfare or property, may regulate the movement, size and weight of the material being transported pursuant to a permit issued under the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section, and the Board's regulatory authority includes, but is not limited to, designating routes that can be traveled, days and hours that materials can be transported, and required safety devices.
(d) The Board or its authorized agent may suspend or revoke a permit issued pursuant to the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section for any of the following reasons:
(1) The failure of the permittee to abide by any of the requirements of this Section or of the Board's rules, regulations or requirements; or
(2) The failure of the permittee to maintain the required insurance; or
(3) Where the Board or an authorized agent of the Board determines that there is sufficient cause to suspend or revoke a permit because the continued movement of the vehicle for which the permit was issued would jeopardize the safety of motorists or would damage the right of way.