At the Village Board meeting held on September 21, 2020, the Board of Trustees discussed proposed modifications to the Village’s current golf cart ordinance. Please review both the current and proposed ordinances below.
To view the Village’s existing golf cart ordinance in its entirety, please click here (link).
To view the proposed new golf cart and UTV vehicle ordinance in its entirety, please click here (link).
The proposed changes to the existing ordinance are as follows:
Adding a UTV as defined in the proposed ordinance
Mandatory permit sticker/placard ($75.00 for persons 64 years of age or younger; $50.00 for persons 65 years of age and older) issued by the Village that must be visible on the rear of the golf cart/UTV at all times
Driver’s minimum age going from 16 to 18 years old
Fastened seat belts for drivers and passengers
Compliance with the Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act
Prohibited use at the following locations:
Operating on Thomas Dillon Drive, Bradley Street, Amoco Road or Exchange Boulevard
Hansel Road between Rachel Drive and McClindon Road
Ridge Road between U.S. Route 6 (Eames Street) and Hansel Road
Bell Road, north of U.S. Route 6 (Eames Street)
Tryon Street, north of U.S. Route 6
Based on input provided by the public and at the Village Board meeting, modifications to the proposed ordinance are being researched. Any proposed changes will be discussed at a future board meeting. To receive alerts for future board meetings including agendas, you are encouraged to sign up here (link).