If you have not registered your golf cart yet this spring/summer, it is expired and should not be driven on village streets. Violations will be ticketed so call the village office at 815.694.2273, email Chief Lehmkuhl at email@example.com, or Police & Public Safety Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org, to schedule an appointment for inspection and registration.
Click here for Golf Cart Registration Forms. There is a normal print out and return version or if you prefer, a fillable version to complete and email back.
The following items are required to operate a golf cart within the village limits:
Slow Moving Vehicle Sign
Red/Orange Flag at least 6 ft high
Proof of CURRENT Insurance
A registration sticker will NOT be issued if the cart does not have this working equipment.
ALL Illinois Rules of the Road must be obeyed while operating the cart which includes having a valid driver’s license and insurance.
Per the village slow moving vehicle ordinance, "Persons found to be in violation of any provision of this Ordinance shall be subject to the penalties provided for in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code...". Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code states, "Any person convicted of a violation of any section or provision of this Village Code, where no other penalty is set forth, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) for any one offense."