CHAPTER XVII. TRAFFICCHAPTER XVII. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 6. GOLF CARTS

ARTICLE 6. GOLF CARTS

“Golf cart” is defined as a motor vehicle that has not less than three wheels in contact with the ground, an unladen weight of not more than 1,800 pounds, is designed to be and is operated at not more than 25 miles per hour and is designed to carry not more than four persons including the driver.

(Ord. 1876; Code 2017)

Golf carts may be operated upon the public highways, streets, roads and alleys within the corporate limits of the city except for:

(a)   No golf cart shall be operated upon any public highway, street, road or alley with a posted speed limit in excess of 30 miles per hour.

(b)   No golf cart shall be operated on any federal highway or state highway; provided, however, that the provisions of this subsection shall not prohibit a golf cart from crossing a federal or state highway with a posted speed limit greater than 30 miles per hour.

(c)   No golf cart shall carry more than two (2) occupants per bench seat, including the driver.

(d)   Except as otherwise permitted by law no golf cart shall be operated on any public street or highway between the hours of sunset and sunrise.

(Ord. 1876; Code 2017)

No person shall operate a golf cart on any public highway, street, road or alley within the corporate limits of the City unless such person has a valid driver’s license.

(Ord. 1876; Code 2017)

Violation of any part of this article is punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than three (3) months or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. 1876; Code 2017)