(625 ILCS 5/15-307) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-307)
    Sec. 15-307. Fees for Overweight-Gross Loads. Fees for special permits to move vehicles, combinations of vehicles and loads with overweight-gross loads shall be paid at the flat rate fees established in this Section for weights in excess of legal gross weights, by the applicant to the Department.
    (a) With respect to fees for overweight-gross loads listed in this Section and for overweight-axle loads listed in Section 15-306, one fee only shall be charged, whichever is the greater, but not for both.
    (b) In lieu of the fees stated in this Section and Section 15-306, with respect to combinations of vehicles consisting of a 3-axle truck tractor with a tandem axle composed of 2 consecutive axles drawing a semitrailer, or other vehicle approved by the Department, equipped with a tandem axle composed of 3 consecutive axles, weighing over 80,000 pounds but not more than 88,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$10
From 45 miles to 90 miles12.50
From 90 miles to 135 miles15.00
From 135 miles to 180 miles17.50
From 180 miles to 225 miles20.00
For each additional 45 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate for
225 miles, an additional2.50
    For such combinations weighing over 88,000 pounds but not more than 100,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles15
From 45 miles to 90 miles25
From 90 miles to 135 miles35
From 135 miles to 180 miles45
From 180 miles to 225 miles55
For each additional 45 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate for
225 miles, an additional10
    For such combination weighing over 100,000 pounds but not more than 110,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$20
From 45 miles to 90 miles32.50
From 90 miles to 135 miles45
From 135 miles to 180 miles57.50
From 180 miles to 225 miles70
For each additional 45 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate for
225 miles an additional12.50
    For such combinations weighing over 110,000 pounds but not more than 120,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$30
From 46 miles to 90 miles55
From 90 miles to 135 miles80
From 135 miles to 180 miles105
From 180 miles to 225 miles130
For each additional 45 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate
for 225 miles an additional25
    Payment of overweight fees for the above combinations also shall include fees for overwidth dimensions of 4 feet or less, overheight and overlength. Any overwidth in excess of 4 feet shall be charged an additional fee of $15.
    (c) In lieu of the fees stated in this Section and Section 15-306 of this Chapter, with respect to combinations of vehicles consisting of a 3-axle truck tractor with a tandem axle composed of 2 consecutive axles drawing a semitrailer, or other vehicle approved by the Department, equipped with a tandem axle composed of 2 consecutive axles, weighing over 80,000 pounds but not more than 88,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$20
From 45 miles to 90 miles32.50
From 90 miles to 135 miles45
From 135 miles to 180 miles57.50
From 180 miles to 225 miles70
For each additional 60 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate for
225 miles an additional12.50
    For such combination weighing over 88,000 pounds but not more than 100,000 pounds gross weight, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$30
From 46 miles to 90 miles55
From 90 miles to 135 miles80
From 135 miles to 180 miles105
From 180 miles to 225 miles130
For each additional 45 miles or part
thereof in excess of the rate for
225 miles an additional25
    Payment of overweight fees for the above combinations also shall include fees for overwidth dimension of 4 feet or less, overheight and overlength. Any overwidth in excess of 4 feet shall be charged an additional overwidth fee of $15.
    (d) In lieu of the fees stated in this Section and in Section 15-306 of this Chapter, with respect to a 3 (or more) axle mobile crane or water well-drilling vehicle consisting of a single axle and a tandem axle or 2 tandem axle groups composed of 2 consecutive axles each, with a distance of extreme axles not less than 18 feet, weighing not more than 60,000 pounds gross with no single axle weighing more than 21,000 pounds, or any tandem axle group to exceed 40,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$12.50
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof9.00
    For such vehicles weighing over 60,000 pounds but not more than 68,000 pounds with no single axle weighing more than 21,000 pounds and no tandem axle group exceeding 48,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$20
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof12.50
    Payment of overweight fees for the above vehicle shall include overwidth dimension of 4 feet or less, overheight and overlength. Any overwidth in excess of 4 feet shall be charged an additional overwidth fee of $15.
    (e) In lieu of the fees stated in this Section and in Section 15-306 of this Chapter, with respect to a 4 (or more) axle mobile crane or water well drilling vehicle consisting of 2 sets of tandem axles composed of 2 or more consecutive axles each with a distance between extreme axles of not less than 23 feet weighing not more than 72,000 pounds with axle weights on one set of tandem axles not more than 34,000 pounds, and weight in the other set of tandem axles not to exceed 40,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$15
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof10
    For such vehicles weighing over 72,000 pounds but not more than 76,000 pounds with axle weights on either set of tandem axles not more than 44,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$20
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof12.50
    Payment of overweight fees for the above vehicle shall include overwidth dimension of 4 feet or less, overheight and overlength. Any overwidth in excess of 4 feet shall be charged an additional fee of $15.
    (f) In lieu of fees stated in this Section and in Section 15-306 of this Chapter, with respect to a two axle mobile crane or water well-drilling vehicle consisting of 2 single axles weighing not more than 48,000 pounds with no single axle weighing more than 25,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$15
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof10
    For such vehicles weighing over 48,000 pounds but not more than 54,000 pounds with no single axle weighing more than 28,000 pounds, the fees shall be at the following rates:
    DistanceRate
For the first 45 miles$20
For each additional 45 miles or portion thereof12.50
    Payment of overweight fees for the above vehicle shall include overwidth dimension of 4 feet or less, overheight and overlength. Any overwidth in excess of 4 feet shall be charged an additional overwidth fee of $15.
    (g) Fees for special permits to move vehicles, combinations of vehicles, and loads with overweight gross loads not included in the fee categories shall be paid by the applicant to the Department at the rate of $50 plus 3.5 cents per ton-mile in excess of legal weight.
    With respect to fees for overweight gross loads not included in the schedules specified in paragraphs (a) through (e) of Section 15-307 and for overweight axle loads listed in Section 15-306, one fee only shall be charged, whichever is the greater, but not both. An additional fee in accordance with the schedule set forth in Section 15-305 shall be charged for each overdimension.
    (h) Fees for special permits for continuous limited operation authorizing the applicant to operate vehicles that exceed the weight limits provided for in subsection (a) of Section 15-111.
    All single axles excluding the steer axle and axles within a tandem are limited to 24,000 pounds or less unless otherwise noted in this subsection (h). Loads up to 12 feet wide and 110 feet in length shall be included within this permit. Fees shall be $250 for a quarterly and $1,000 for an annual permit. Front tag axle and double tandem trailers are not eligible.
    The following configurations qualify for the quarterly and annual permits:
        (1) 3 or more axles, total gross weight of 68,000
    
pounds or less, front tandem or axle 21,000 pounds or less, rear tandem 48,000 pounds or less on 2 or 3 axles, 25,000 pounds or less on single axle;
        (2) 4 or more axles, total gross weight of 76,000
    
pounds or less, front tandem 44,000 pounds or less on 2 axles, front axle 20,000 pounds or less, rear tandem 44,000 pounds or less on 2 axles and 23,000 pounds or less on single axle or 48,000 pounds or less on 3 axles, 25,000 pounds or less on single axle;
        (3) 5 or more axles, total gross weight of 100,000
    
pounds or less, front tandem 48,000 pounds or less on 2 axles, front axle 20,000 pounds or less, 25,000 pounds or less on single axle, rear tandem 48,000 pounds or less on 2 axles, 25,000 pounds or less on single axle;
        (4) 6 or more axles, total gross weight of 120,000
    
pounds or less, front tandem 48,000 pounds or less on 2 axles, front axle 20,000 pounds or less, single axle 25,000 pounds or less, or rear tandem 60,000 pounds or less on 3 axles, 21,000 pounds or less on single axles within a tandem.
(Source: P.A. 96-34, eff. 1-1-10; 97-201, eff. 1-1-12.)