California Code, Vehicle Code - VEH § 9400




Except as provided in Section 9400.1 , and in addition to any other registration fee, there shall be paid the fees set forth in this section for the registration of any commercial motor vehicle that operates with unladen weight.  Weight fees for pickup trucks are calculated under this section.  Whenever a camper is temporarily attached to a motor vehicle designed to transport property, the motor vehicle shall be subject to the fees imposed by this section.  The camper shall be deemed to be a load, and fees imposed by this section upon the motor vehicle shall be based upon the unladen weight of the motor vehicle, exclusive of the camper.

(a) For any electric vehicle designed, used, or maintained as described in this section, fees shall be paid according to the following schedule:

Less than 6,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

$ 87

6,000 lbs. or more but less than 10,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

266

10,000 lbs. or more․․․․․․․․․․․․

358

(b) For any motor vehicle having not more than two axles and designed, used, or maintained as described in this section, other than an electric vehicle, fees shall be paid according to the following schedule:

Less than 3,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

$  8

3,000 lbs. to and including 4,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

24

4,001 lbs. to and including 5,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

80

5,001 lbs. to and including 6,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

154

6,001 lbs. to and including 7,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

204

7,001 lbs. to and including 8,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

257

8,001 lbs. to and including 9,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

308

9,001 lbs. to and including 10,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

360

(c) For any motor vehicle having three or more axles designed, used, or maintained as described in this section, other than an electric vehicle, fees shall be paid according to the following schedule:

2,000 lbs. to and including 3,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

$ 43

3,001 lbs. to and including 4,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

77

4,001 lbs. to and including 5,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

154

5,001 lbs. to and including 6,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

231

6,001 lbs. to and including 7,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

308

7,001 lbs. to and including 8,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

385

8,001 lbs. to and including 9,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

462

9,001 lbs. to and including 10,000 lbs.․․․․․․․․․․․․

539

(d) This section is not applicable to any vehicle that is operated or moved over the highway exclusively for the purpose of historical exhibition or other similar noncommercial purpose.

(e) The fee changes effected by this section apply to (1) initial or original registration on or after January 1, 1995, and prior to December 31, 2001, of any commercial vehicle never before registered in this state and (2) to renewal of registration of any commercial vehicle whose registration expires on or after January 1, 1995, and prior to December 31, 2001.

(f) Commercial vehicles, other than those specified in Section 9400.1 , with an initial registration or renewal of registration that is due on or after December 31, 2001, are subject to the payment of fees specified in this section.





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