(a)   No person shall operate a golf cart on the streets within the City of Streetsboro unless the golf cart has first passed an inspection by the Chief of Police or designee for compliance with the State of Ohio’s requirements that are applicable to motor vehicles and such golf carts contains all equipment required by this chapter.
   (b)   The owner or operator of any golf cart shall be required to pay an initial inspection fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to the police department.  If the Chief of Police or designee determines that the golf cart complies with state laws and this chapter, the Chief of Police or designee shall issue the owner or operator a certificate of compliance entitling the owner or operator to operate the golf cart on the designated streets within the City of Streetsboro.  Any certificate issued pursuant to this section by the Chief of Police expires after 365 days and the Chief of Police will designate the issuing date and expiration date on each certificate.  The certificate will expire on the expiration date unless renewed prior thereto.  A renewal fee of five dollars ($5.00) per year shall be imposed.  The Chief of Police shall issue a sticker or other similar device to the owner of each golf cart once it is inspected. The sticker shall signify compliance with this section and the expiration of the current inspection period.  The owner of each golf cart shall display the sticker in a conspicuous place on the rear of the golf cart.  The owner or operator shall also show the Chief of Police or designee proof of liability insurance for the golf cart before a certificate of compliance is issued.  (Ord. 2020-151.  Passed 10-26-20.)