The City of Westfield, Indiana

Westfield is a thriving community with a rich heritage

Golf Cart Inspections

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**As of July 1, 2020, Westfield Police has started to schedule inspections once again. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 Please remember that drivers operating golf carts on public streets need to adhere to the other equipment, insurance, and license requirements specified in the City ordinance. These include the following:

1. Golf carts shall be equipped with headlights, taillights and turn signals. Between sunset and sunrise, golf carts must include one of the following: slow moving vehicle sign, a bicycle flag or rear flashing light.

2. Operators of golf carts within the corporate limits must be at least 16 years of age, possess a valid driver's license and be insured by liability insurance in an amount not less than the minimum the State of Indiana requires for automobiles.

3. Operators of golf carts within the corporate limits shall obey all Indiana traffic laws, yield the right of way to all pedestrians and bicycles and are only permitted to operate upon roadways with a speed limit of 25 MPH or less. Crossing of roadways with speed limits in excess of 25 MPH is permitted only where posted. The Department of Public Works is hereby authorized to place all necessary signage for regulation and access on or across City roadways. ***

Golf carts are permitted on certain city streets. Prior to operation, the golf cart must be inspected by a Westfield Police Officer. The golf cart must have the following operable equipment at the time of the inspection:

  • Headlights
  • Taillights
  • Turn signals
  • Rearview mirror

Also required upon inspection is proof of liability insurance. This must be not less than the minimum amount the State of Indiana requires for automobiles. Inspections remain valid for (2) years and cost $25.00.

To schedule an inspection, please contact Assistant Chief Scott Jordan at (317) 804-3202.
Click here for the complete Golf Cart ordinance.