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Heavy Farm Trucks and Other Trailers

Heavy farm trucks and other trailers in Douglas County, Kansas.

Heavy trucks are registered for more than 12,000 lbs. The minimum heavy truck weight is 16,000 lbs. Any truck registered for more than 54,000 lbs MUST provide the county with their Heavy Use Form 2290 prior to renewal or registration. The minimum weight for trailers is 8,000 lbs. Heavy truck and trailer renewal time is from January 2nd through the last day of February, at which time the registration fees will be collected. Personal property taxes for the trucks and trailers are also collected through the Treasurer's office, with the first half due date of December 20th and second half May 10th.

Important Notes:

  • If you sell your mobile home, boat, trailer, moped, or Farm truck over 12,000 lbs, you will need to contact the County Appraiser at 785-832-5288 to have it removed from the tax rolls.
  • EIN is now required to file Form 2290, social security numbers are no longer accepted.

The weight sticker for trailers must cover the trailer itself, plus whatever is inside (fully loaded). Heavy truck weight stickers must cover the truck itself, fully loaded, plus the trailer, fully loaded. If you are unsure of the weight, please visit a scale near you:

Weigh Station Name Highway/Route Mile Marker Truck Scale Location
Station 5A I 70 - Westbound   Kansas City (East of the toll gates)
Station 17A RT 96   Crestline (Junction of KS 96 and US 69A)
Station 21W I 70 - Westbound 329.5 Wabaunsee (1 mile West of McFarland)
Station 22W I 70 - Eastbound 329.5 Wabaunsee (1 mile West of McFarland)
Station 23 RT 75 - Caney (State line)    
Station 23W (Olathe) I 35 - Northbound 213 Olathe (5 miles South of Olathe)
Station 24W (Olathe) I 35 - Southbound 213 Olathe (5 miles South of Olathe)
Station 26A I 35 - South Haven (South end of turnpike)    
Station 37A RT 54 - Liberal (5 miles East of Liberal)    
Worden RT 56 59 - Worden (At the junction of Route 56 and 59 between Lawrence and Ottawa)    
Station 46 I 70 - Eastbound 0.5 Kanorado (near Colorado border)
Station 58 Belleville