In this blog, we will break down the golf cart/Low-Speed Vehicle registration process in Bay St. Louis, MS step by step.
1. Complete registration form
2. Complete registration affidavit
3. Provide a valid driver's license
4. Provide proof of insurance
Renewal date: October 1st of each year
Renewal Location: City Hall 688 Highway 90, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Renewal by mail: is accepted
So, you have a golf cart and you want to drive it on the roads of Bay St. Louis, MS?
You are in luck!
Bay St. Louis is a golf cart friendly community because it makes it easy to register golf carts for driving on the road legally.
What you don't need:
You will NOT need a license plate or VIN # to drive your golf cart on the road in Bay St. Louis which means your insurance will be cheaper and you won’t have to deal with the DMV.
What you do need:
1. Completed Registration form
2. Completed registration affidavit
3. Valid drivers license
4. Proof of insurance
You can find the forms available for download in the link below
What your golf cart needs:
1. Head lights
2. Tail lights
3. Turn signals
5. Orange triangle visible on the back of the cart
6. Registration sticker visible on the orange triangle
Once you have all of the above, you’re ready to head down to City Hall! Here, the staff were extremely welcoming and nice enough to let us take photos so you know exactly where to go.
Once you walk in, look to your right where you will see this sign.
Just next to the sign you will find a window and a police officer that will hand you the needed paperwork.
Once you have filled out the paperwork, head over to the front desk where you will pay the registration fee of $50.
Then head back to the window to present your I.D. and proof of insurance.
Once all your documents have been verified, papers submitted, and the fee has been paid, you will be the owner of a brand new Bay St. Louis Golf Cart Registration sticker!
Now wasn’t that easy?!
Here are some common golf cart registration FAQS;
Where can I buy an orange triangle nearby?
The tractor supply store just down Highway 90 has orange triangles available for sale starting at around $14 and up depending on if you want a sticker, a plastic triangle, or a metal triangle.
1220 US-90, Bay St Louis, MS 39520
Do I need to bring my golf cart to city hall for the registration process?
No, you do not need to bring your golf cart.
Does the police officer ask to see pictures of my golf cart?
No, you do not need to present any photos of your golf cart to complete the registration process.
If I happen to register just before the renewal date of October 1st. Do I have to register again after October 1st passes?
Yes, you do. So if you are planning to register near the renewal date of October 1st, you may want to wait to save yourself some money.
What happens if I register my golf cart but do not get the necessary seatbelts, lights, and orange triangle?
If your golf cart does not have the required equipment, you risk getting pulled over and ticketed.
We hope this helps! Did we miss anything? Let us know at email@example.com
Do you own a golf cart?
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