(a)   No person shall operate Golf Cart on the streets within the Village of West Unity, Ohio, unless the Golf Cart has been inspected by the Chief of Police or his/her designee for compliance with the statutory requirements of the State of Ohio applicable to Motor Vehicles. The Police Department shall keep and maintain a record of such inspection.
   (b)   The Chief of Police shall establish a reasonable fee for the performance of the inspections required herein. Said fee shall be paid prior to the performance of any inspection procedures.
   (c)   If the Chief of Police or his/her designee determines that the Golf Cart complies with the State’s statutory requirements that are applicable to Vehicles and Motor Vehicles, the Chief of Police or his/her designee shall issue a Certificate of Inspection which the owner may present to the Clerk of Courts together with other required ownership/title evidence in order to obtain a Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title. The owner may then present the Certificate of Title to the Deputy Registrar to purchase registration and license plates.
   (d)   Proof of liability insurance comparable to that required for automobiles is required and shall be shown to the Chief of Police or his designee at the time of inspection.
   (e)   The Chief of Police may require an annual follow up inspection of all Golf Carts.
(Ord. 09-2009. Passed 5-14-09.)