Low Speed Vehicles

The Village Board recently passed Ordinance No. 900: Low-Speed Vehicles.

Ordinance No. 900
A low-speed vehicle (LSV) must meet the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and must have a certification label stating that the vehicle meets those standards.

A golf cart is NOT considered an LSV.

Low-Speed Vehicle fact sheet

Permissible Uses Map

To be eligible for use on streets of the Village, a low-speed vehicle shall have:
  • four-wheels
  • red reflectors on each side and rear
  • exterior mirrors
  • parking brake
  • windshield
  • seat belts
  • VIN number
  • self-propelled by gas or electric power
  • 20 to 25 miles per hour

DMV Information on Titling / Registering the LSV

For operation on Village streets:
  • vehicle must be titled and registered
  • driver must have a valid driver's license and liability insurance
  • only operated on streets having a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less
  • must comply with all ordinances of the Village and applicable State laws
  • may never travel on or across expressways, freeways, interstate highways or other controlled-access highways