Golf Cart

Inspected and titled golf carts can operate on city streets with a speed limit of 35 mph or lower if:

  • they are titled and registered in the State of Ohio. All associated fees apply. Documentation of a successful inspection must be submitted in order to obtain registration / license plates.
  • the driver is at least 16 years of age and has a valid driver’s license.
  • children’s safety seat regulations are followed.
  • all traffic laws are followed.

Inspections are conducted at the Toledo Police Department Tow Lot, 198 Dura Ave.

Tow lot hours are 9AM-5PM Monday through Friday, 11AM-4PM on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.

  • $25 inspection fee due at the time of inspection.
  • To pass inspections golf carts must have the following:
  1. Functional brakes
  2. Brake lights (2)
  3. Headlights (2)
  4. Taillights (2)
  5. Turn signal
  6. License plate light
  7. Horn
  8. Brackets for front and rear license plate
  9. Functional steering mechanism
  10. Windshield
  11. Windshield wipers
  12. Rearview mirror
  13. Tires (safe condition, 1/16 inch tread)
  14. Seatbelts for the front seats
  15. Proof of insurance