Recreational vehicles on private land
For the purpose of this clause in the Local Law, a recreational vehicle is any motorised vehicle which is ordinarily used for recreational purposes including:
- motor scooter
- monkey bike
- articulated recreational vehicle
- self-propelled, self-contained motor home used for camping or other recreational activities
- any other vehicle propelled by a motor.
This definition does not include a motorised wheelchair or scooter designed to transport a person of limited mobility, a motorised bicycle with a maximum capacity of 22 watt aggregate power, or vehicles used for farming or agriculture.
In summary, the Local Law states:
- A person must not drive, ride on or otherwise use any recreational vehicle on private land within 500 metres of a dwelling located on any other land without a permit.
- The occupier of any private land must not allow a person to drive, ride on or otherwise use any recreational vehicle on that land within 500 metres of a dwelling located on any other land without a permit.
To use recreational vehicles on private land, please complete the Recreational Vehicles on Private Land application form.(PDF, 124KB) Email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring to the Council Offices at 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay, Victoria, 3228.
More information can be found in Community Amenity Local Law No. 1 of 2011(PDF, 328KB)
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