Golf Carts

Town of Beaufort Golf Cart Regulations


  • All golf carts must first pass a safety inspection and be registered with the Town of Beaufort in order to be lawfully operated within the city limits.
  • Safety inspections and registration are both required annually and are only valid per the calendar year in which they are registered (Jan. 1st- Dec. 31st).
  • Golf cart owners will be charged a $75 registration fee at time of registration or the renewal of a registration.
  • Golf cart owners must provide proof of insurance at time of registration and a valid identification.
  • The golf cart safety inspection and registration are to be completed at the Beaufort Town Hall located at 701 Front Street.
  • Golf Cart Registration and Permit Requirements can be found in Sec. 73.04 of the Town of Beaufort Code of Ordinance.
  • All golf cart operators must be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Golf cart operators are required to follow the standards of operations outlined in Sec. 73.05 of the Town of Beaufort Code of Ordinance.
  • Golf carts must adhere to all parking regulations. More information at Parking

For more information please call the Town of Beaufort Town Hall at (252) 728-2141 ext. 229.