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 is much to pack, do, prepare and get done. And about when you imagine you've got it all done, an avoidable delay as a result of lack of parking for your moving van can be one of the most upsetting circumstances, by all means. It is also a regular occurrence as people who are moving seldomly trouble themselves with the needs of a moving van.

More than merely packing up your belongings, phoning a moving company in Denver, and sorting through your utility companies, between other vital logistics, be sure that your moving truck has access and a parking place on your residence.

To guarantee that your move goes forward as easily as possible, as well as save you extra money, time, and energy, we will discuss a few things to ensure you are completely ready to go when the professional movers get there:

1. Think About Your Parking Area

This is very crucial for homeowners who are on a busy street and do not have a driveway or a parking lot.

A lot of moving companies are used to managing alleys and courtyards, and other less than ample spaces, but you must inform them beforehand so that they may determine if a shuttle will be required. Shuttle service involves loading a smaller vehicle a number of times to load the large moving truck.

Inability to have sufficient parking or reserve shuttle services might have the moving crew walking long distances to and from your house if carrying household furnishings by hand, which can consume additional time and may end up costing you more.

2. Think About the Size of the Moving Truck

Hopefully now you have discovered the availability of parking lot space. Yet, moving truck dimensions like the height and length of the trailer might be colossal and cause various inconveniences.

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

3. Secure the Necessary Permits

Talk with your moving company in Denver about any permits that might be needed and ask who will be securing them. Some local administrations will not issue permits directly to the moving company. It is crucial, therefore, to manage that responsibility on your end and get it done soon enough to sidestep a last-second scramble.

To do so, you will to:

  • Check if your preferred moving company in Denver has the necessary transit and parking permits in your location.
  • Verify residential parking rules for any policies against commercial parking on shared driveways. In a few communities, these permits have to be obtained at least three days prior, indicating the purpose of moving and the specific parking space or spaces you require.
  • Confirm if your new homeowners association area has similar regulations, apply for permits on that end too, and for offloading space ahead of time.

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


If you have adequately organized for the moving van parking, you've got the task almost finished. Permits are not hard to get, and if you're still looking for a reliable moving company in Denver, consider a moving partner that offers shuttles and vans to move stuff in case of insufficient truck parking. Apply for the required permits several days before the big day and make sure to get all the needed documents to save you time, money, and energy!


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