Golf Cart Procedures

Step 1 Application
Applicants shall submit Golf Cart Permit Application through the UF EH&S Office. A completed event application with the additional attachments is as follows:

  • Copy of a valid driver’s license certificate
  • Certificate of completion of driving safety training for each prospective driver
  • Comprehensive safety inspection report
  • Certificate of insurance

For information on event planning and approval, contact Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) at 352-392-1591.

Step 2 Authorization
EH&S will provide the applicant with authorization to drive once the requirements of application, license verification, training, and assessment have been met.

(Allow 10 – 14 days to process from date of submitted application)

Step 3 Operational Requirements
All vehicles must comply with Florida State Statutes regarding equipment, licensing and operators.

All occupants must use seat belts.

Step 4 Inspection Procedures
Driving Golf Cart / Utility Vehicles must be in proper working order to reduce the likelihood of involvement in an accident. Each vehicle must undergo an annual inspection by a competent person to ensure hidden defects are identified and corrected.

The owner/operator shall provide certification that the vehicle and any attachments (trailer, etc.) has passed a comprehensive safety inspection and is approved for passenger transport. Written documentation must be on file with EH&S of the most recent safety inspection.