Golf Cart Ordinance

oldsmar golf cart ordinance, what you need to know


ARTICLE IV. - USE OF GOLF CARTS UPON CITY STREETS

  1. Sec. 66-100. - Use of Golf Carts on City Streets
It shall be lawful for a person to operate a golf cart, as defined by F.S. 320.01(22), on city streets within the boundaries of the City of Oldsmar, unless otherwise prohibited.

GOLF CART OPERATION PROHIBITED ON FOLLOWING STREETS

Excluded Golf Cart Usage
  1. STREETS WITH SPEED LIMIT GREATER THAN 25 MPH
  2. CYPRESS LAKES INDUSTRIAL PARK
  3. MEARS INDUSTRIAL PARK

STREETS WITH SPEED LIMIT GREATER THAN 25 MPH

INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Commerce Boulevard
  • Douglas Road (East of Commerce Boulevard)
  • PIne Avenue (between Forest Road and Forest Lakes Boulevard)
  • St. Petersburg Drive (between State Road 580 and East Dartmouth Avenue)
No such golf cart shall be operated on any other portion of the right-of-way of city, county or state roads except the paved portion of the right-of-way of said street and designated parking lots. There shall be no operation of golf carts on sidewalks, parks or other portions of city lands, the Oldsmar Trail and spurs or extensions thereof, right-of-ways or City streets except as specifically designated herein, and public golf courses and private lands allowing such use. Golf carts may be allowed during special events in City parks when approved by the City Manager.

All use of golf carts on City streets shall be in strict accordance with F.S. 316.212 or any amendments thereto or any other provisions of Florida Statutes regulating the use of golf carts on public streets. All persons operating a golf cart on City streets must comply with all other applicable traffic laws regarding the operation of such a vehicle. Nothing herein shall relieve the operator of a golf cart from compliance with all laws and ordinances otherwise pertaining to the operation of a vehicle.
Nothing herein shall be deemed to authorize the operation of a golf cart on a state or county road or right-of-way or to allow the crossing of a state or county road other than at such crossings and in such locations as shall be permitted and specified by the state, or an administrative agency thereof, or by the county.