An off-road vehicle is any vehicle that is not road registered and cannot be registered in accordance with the Road Traffic Act 1974. This includes unlicenced dirt bikes and quad bikes.
Off Road Vehicles are not to be used in any parks, reserves or most beaches in the City of Albany. If you spot an Off Road Vehicle in a park, reserve or beach call the Ranger Team on 9841 9349.
Severe penalties, including possible confiscation of offending vehicles and court action may apply.
Off Road Vehicles can ONLY be driven or ridden on private property with the consent of the property owner. They are not allowed in ANY reserve under the care and control of the City of Albany.
Use of road registered vehicles on City beaches and reserves is also controlled. Registered four wheel drive vehicles are permitted on certain reserves and beaches in the City of Albany.
Click here for more information about where road registered vehicles can be driven off-road.
Drivers must follow the restrictions listed on signs at each reserve, or contact the Rangers to obtain information on what activities are permitted.
The restrictions include:
- Travel is restricted to the area between the high and low water marks on the beach.
- The vehicle must be under the control of a registered driver.
- The vehicle must be operated in a safe manner.
- The vehicle must remain on defined roads, tracks and firebreaks when travelling elsewhere on the reserve.