Golf Carts

Registration is required for all golf carts operating within the Village.
All golf cart permits expire on December 31 of each year and must be renewed annually.

Residents can register their golf carts for free below with the following information:

  • Proof of insurance with a coverage limit of not less than $300,000.
  • Color description of the golf cart.
  • Name and address of the applicant.
The Milford Police Department reserves the right to approve or deny applications for registration. Registration is valid for up to one year.

Village Golf Cart Ordinance

While operating a golf cart within the Village, drivers must follow the Village Ordinance. The ordinance stipulates that drivers must:

  • Affix the permit decal on the left rear of the golf cart.
  • Be licensed to drive a vehicle and at least 16 years old or older.
  • Obey all traffic laws in the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code, which includes all parking ordinances of the Village of Milford.
  • Comply with all signal requirements as applied to a motor vehicle.
  • Not operate the vehicle from one 1/2 hour before sunset until one 1/2 hour after sunrise. 
  • Affix a red reflector to the rear of the golf cart that can be visible from all distances up to 500 ft.
  • Ride as near to the right side of the road as possible.
  • Not exceed a speed of 15 mph or operate on any street with a speed limit of more than 30 mph.
  • Carry more passengers than the golf cart is designed to carry at one time.
For additional information about what is and is not permitted of golf carts on public streets in the Village, please review the Village Ordinance.

Golf Cart Permit Application.