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The City of Webster Groves Ordinance #9141 recently legalized the use of Golf Carts and Low Speed Vehicles upon public streets.
Golf Cart: A motor vehicle that is designed and manufactured for operation on a golf course for sporting or recreational purposes and that is not capable of exceeding speeds of twenty miles per hour.
Low Speed Vehicle (LSV): a four-wheeled vehicle whose gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is three thousand pounds or less and has a maximum speed of twenty to twenty-five miles per hour.
Low speed vehicles, golf carts, or similar devices may be operated upon roads posted or regulated at twenty-five miles per hour or less. Golf Cart/LSV may cross roads posted or regulated at thirty miles per hour or more. The operation of Golf Cart/LSV’s on sidewalks is prohibited.
The operator of the golf cart or low speed vehicle must have a valid driver’s license and the vehicle must be licensed, if required by Missouri State Law.
Yes. Golf Cart and LSV permits will be issued to any applicant demonstrating they have the required equipment and proof of insurance. There is NO fee attached.
Inspections must be scheduled and can be conducted at the home of a Webster Groves Resident or at the Police HQ. Any non-resident inspection must be conducted at the Police HQ.
You will receive a permit sticker and the sticker must be displayed in a visible and conspicuous location.
The following are reviewed during the inspection and are required for issuance of a permit:
Inspections can be scheduled by contacting the Webster Groves Traffic Unit at (314) 963-5413 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, by contacting Captain Greg Perks at (314) 963-5417 or email at email@example.com.