Off-Road Vehicles

The City of Bayswater abides by the The Control of Vehicles (Off Road Areas) Act 1978 (The Act). The Act prohibits the use of off-road vehicles on roads, public land and all council reserves within the City.

For more information, please view an extract from The Control of Vehicles (Off Road Areas) Act 1978.

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What is an off-road vehicle?

An off-road vehicle includes:

  • Dune buggies
  • Quad bikes
  • Dirt bikes
  • Mini-bikes
  • Trail bikes.

All off-road vehicles are prohibited from use on public land and council reserves.

These vehicles cause damage to the environment and our parks, as well as causing danger and nuisance to surrounding residents.

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Where can I drive an off-road vehicle? 

There are no areas for off-road vehicles to be used in the City of Bayswater. 

There a few locations outside of the City which are designated off-road areas. There areas are:

  • Gnangara Pine Plantation (Department of Parks and Wildlife)
  • Pinjara Pines Area (Department of Parks and Wildlife)
  • Ledge Point (Shire of Gingin)
  • Lancelin (Shire of Gingin).

To find out more about these off-road areas, please visit the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website.

Off-road vehicle sightings

If you see an off-road vehicle being used on the road, please contact the Police on 131 444.

If an off-road vehicle is being driven in a park or reserve, please contact our Rangers and Security:

  • 9272 0972 (8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday)
  • 1300 360 333 (After hours)

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