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 a ton to pack, do, prepare and get done. And just when you imagine you've got it all done, an avoidable delay as a result of lack of parking for your moving van is one of the most infurating circumstances, by all means. It is also a regular occurrence as people rarely trouble themselves with the needs of a moving van.

More than simply 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 is completed as easily as possible, also to save you additional money, time, and energy, we will discuss some items to ensure you are completely prepared when the professional movers get there:

1. Consider Your Parking Space

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

Most moving companies are experts at dealing with alleys and courtyards, and other less than ample areas, but you must inform them ahead of time so that they can 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 reserve ample parking or reserve shuttle services may have the moving crew walking long distances to and from your house if moving household furnishings by hand, which can consume much time and may end up costing you more.

2. Think About the Size of the Moving Truck

Hopefully now you've discovered the availability of parking lot space. Yet, moving truck dimensions like the height and length of the trailer might be very large and cause several inconveniences.

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

3. Secure the Necessary Permits

Discuss with your moving company in Denver about any permits that are needed and ask who is going to obtain them. Some local administrations will not issue permits directly to the moving company. It is vital, therefore, to take on that responsibility on your end and do so soon enough to circumvent a last-second scramble.

To do so, you will to:

  • Ask if your preferred moving company in Denver has the necessary transit and parking permits in your town.
  • Read residential parking rules for any policies against commercial parking on shared driveways. In some locations, these permits must be obtained at least three days prior, indicating the purpose of moving and the specific parking space or spaces you will need.
  • Verify 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 could inconvenience you in advance, you should have sufficient 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 needed permits several days before the big day and make sure to get all the necessary documents to save you time, money, and energy!


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