How to Prepare Your Property for Moving Truck Parking

moving van parkingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving day is usually quite overwhelming. There's a lot to pack, accomplish, prepare and get out of the way. And just when you think you have got it all done, an avoidable delay as a result of lack of parking for your moving van is one of the most frustrating experiences, by all means. It's also a common happening as people seldomly concern themselves with the needs of a moving van.

More than simply packing up your belongings, phoning a moving company in Colorado Springs, and going through the electric and gas companies, between other key logistics, be sure that your moving truck has access and a parking spot at your house.

To make certain that your move is completed as smoothly as possible, also to conserve you extra costs, time, and work, we will check out a few ways to be certain you're prepared once the professional movers get there:

1. Think About Your Parking Space

This is extremely important for people who reside on a busy street and do not have a driveway or a parking lot.

Many moving companies are pros at accommodating alleys and courtyards, and other less than ample spaces, however you need to mention to them in advance so that they will be able to determine if a shuttle will be a must. Shuttle service means loading a smaller truck numerous times to load the large moving van.

Failure to secure ample parking or arrange shuttle services may have the movers trecking long distances to and from your house when carrying household furnishings by hand, which will take a lot of time and may wind up costing you additional money.

2. Think About the Size of the Truck

So now you have discovered the availability of parking lot area. Yet, moving truck dimensions like the height and length of the trailer might be surprisingly big and lead to various inconveniences.

Even if the moving van has enough space to pull in & out, double check if the truck will have enough turning area. Secondly, check for any overhead wires, tree branches, or structures.

3. Get the Relevant Permits

Confer with your moving company in Colorado Springs about any permits that might be needed and understand who will be securing them. A few local administrations won't issue permits directly to the moving company. It's important, therefore, to take on that task on your end and do so early enough to sidestep a last-minute scramble.

To do so, you need to:

  • Ask if your preferred moving company in Colorado Springs has the required transit and parking permits in your town.
  • Verify residential parking rules for any policies against commercial parking on shared driveways. In a few locales, the permits need to be obtained at least three days prior, indicating the purpose of moving and the exact parking space or spaces you need.
  • Verify if your new residence area has similar regulations, apply for permits on that front too, and for offloading space in advance.

After you know which regulations might trouble you in advance, you will have plenty of time to organize, apply, and pick the relevant permits in offices or online.


After you have adequately prepared for the moving truck parking, you have got the job just about finished. Permits aren't hard to get, and if you are still searching for a reliable moving company in Colorado Springs, contemplate a moving partner that offers shuttles and vans to move your belongings in the event of insufficient truck parking. Apply for the required permits a few days prior to the big day and ensure to get all the needed documents to save you time, money, and effort!


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